UK public awareness of 'net zero' surges in 2020

Michael Holder
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Boris Johnson launching COP26 at the Science Museum

Government's latest public attitudes survey indicates growing awareness of the net zero concept, although deeper understanding of the changes needed to deliver full decarbonisation remains scarce

Awareness of 'net zero' has soared over the past year, with more than three quarters of the British public now claiming awareness of the concept, according to the latest UK government attitudes survey...

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