UK's 10 Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution 'falls short' on CO2 goals, official figures show

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Wind turbine pre-assembly is set to take place at Able Seaton Port | Credit: Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm
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Wind turbine pre-assembly is set to take place at Able Seaton Port | Credit: Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm

Government accused of delivering underpowered green recovery plan that only delivers half of CO2 cuts required over coming decade

The government has been accused of coming up short with its much-vaunted green recovery plan, as further details on its £12bn low carbon investment package were released yesterday that suggested the new...

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