23 Jan 2020

UK warned it must take urgent action to reach net zero carbon by 2050

Home Affairs Correspondent

More trees, less meat – the UK has been warned it needs to take urgent action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions if it wants to reach carbon neutrality by 2050.

The government’s official committee on climate change says there must be urgent and radical changes to everything from farming practices to consumer behaviour – saying far more agricultural land must be used to plant trees and woodland.