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UK carbon emissions target - 29th June


UK ministers are set to approve a world-leading carbon emissions target for the early 2030s. The so-called fifth carbon budget will be agreed soon, as legally required by the Climate Change Act. This involves a commitment for the UK to cut emissions by 57% by 2032 on 1990 levels.

The commitment follows anxieties in the green energy sector that last week's leave vote would dilute the UK's leadership on climate change. Further to this, the UN's climate change chief has urged a post-brexit Britain not to give up its leadership on global warming action.  Christiana Figueres said cooperation on climate change could be one area of continuity between the UK and the EU.

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