Government to face High Court hearing over net zero and heat decarbonisation plans

Michael Holder
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The High Court has granted a hearing to Friends of the Earth's legal challenge against the government's Net Zero Strategy
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The High Court has granted a hearing to Friends of the Earth's legal challenge against the government's Net Zero Strategy

Friends of the Earth claims government’s flagship Net Zero Strategy is ‘woefully inadequate’ and that Heat and Buildings Strategy breaches equalities laws

The government will be heading to court to defend its flagship Net Zero and Heat and Buildings Strategies, after Friends of the Earth was today given permission to proceed with its case alleging the two...

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