Study: Ten-fold increase in annual CO2 cuts needed to hit global climate goals

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UK boasts one of the world's best decarbonisation records, but it still pales in comparison to what is required under Paris Agreement

The UK boasts one of the world's best records on decarbonisation since the Paris Agreement was adopted in 2015, yet progress still remains far below the scale of emissions cuts required by countries every...

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