City and council leaders pledge net zero by 2045 at the latest

Michael Holder
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COP26 is taking place in Glasgow next year, where city council leader Susan Aitken is among leaders who have signed the pledge
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COP26 is taking place in Glasgow next year, where city council leader Susan Aitken is among leaders who have signed the pledge

Mayors and council leaders across England and Scotland promise to do 'everything in our power' to eliminate CO2 from their communities before 2045

Council leaders from across the political spectrum representing over 20 million people in England and Scotland have today pledged to "do everything within our power and influence" to drive down local emissions...

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