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12 Jun 2019

UK ‘first major economy’ to commit to zero emissions by 2050

Less meat to eat, no petrol-powered cars, fewer flights, and homes no longer heated with gas boilers.

That is what will have to happen now that the Prime Minister has committed the UK to the toughest climate change target of any major economy.

Environmental groups have welcomed the tightening of existing legally-enshrined targets that will mean our greenhouse gas emissions will be cut to zero by 2050.