Briefing: Net zero: the UK’s contribution to stopping global warming

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
July 29, 2019
Author
Steven Bland LGiU associate
Issues Covered
  • climate change
  • economy
  • emissions
  • Energy efficiency
  • health
  • transport
Categories
Health, public health, adult social care, Housing and Planning, Sustainability and Environmental issues, Transport
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The UK Committee on Climate Change has recommended that the government should legislate for a target of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Is this target feasible, what would need to be done to achieve it, and what is the role of local government?

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