'Emergency measures': Mayors and trade unions call for urgent action to cut emissions and tackle fuel poverty

Michael Holder
clock • 5 min read
'Emergency measures': Mayors and trade unions call for urgent action to cut emissions and tackle fuel poverty

IEA endorses emergency plan which includes demands for more ambitious energy efficiency programmes and windfall taxes on oil and gas giants

A coalition of city mayors and trade union leaders from around the world have endorsed calls for governments to enact "emergency measures" to combat the worsening fuel poverty crisis facing urban residents,...

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