UK’s latest carbon budget not ambitious enough?

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Ship. (Credit John Fielding CC BY)A new article in The Conversation from CIE-MAP’s Kate Scott and Marco Sakai argues that the latest carbon budget does not go far enough in trying to deliver targets set by COP21 and the Climate Change Act.

The article is entitled ‘After Paris, UK’s latest ‘carbon budget’ just isn’t ambitious enough’.

The researchers call on the government to acknowledge the emissions outside the UK that are driven by the UK’s consumption and also to explore reducing energy demand as opposed to only exploring alternative energy sources to fossil fuels.

 

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