'We are taking the lead': Boris Johnson significantly strengthens UK's 2030 carbon target

Michael Holder
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Boris Johnson ratifying the Paris Agreement on behalf of the UK as Foreign Secretary in 2016 | Credit: UK government
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Boris Johnson ratifying the Paris Agreement on behalf of the UK as Foreign Secretary in 2016 | Credit: UK government

Prime Minister announces new target to cut emissions 68 per cent against 1990 levels by 2030, confirming a major tightening of carbon goals as part of UK's pre-COP26 submission to the Paris Agreement

Boris Johnson has today confirmed a new carbon target for 2030 that he said would ensure the UK reduces emissions "faster than any other major economy" over the coming decade. In a move that heralds...

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