UK should front-load its effort towards net zero, say advisors

Published 00:01 on December 9, 2020  /  Last updated at 21:48 on July 12, 2021  /  Aviation/CORSIA, EMEA, EU ETS, New Market Mechanisms, Shipping  /  No Comments

The UK should front-load its efforts towards its 2050 net zero goal by setting a 2035 emissions reduction target of 78% under 1990 levels, and should consider forcing airlines to buy domestic removals offsets, the government’s independent advisory body said on Wednesday.

The UK should front-load its efforts towards its 2050 net zero goal by setting a 2035 emissions reduction target of 78% under 1990 levels, and should consider forcing airlines to buy domestic removals offsets, the government’s independent advisory body said on Wednesday.

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