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Government commits to net zero emissions with caveats Locked

The Government has been widely praised for making the UK the first country to embrace a very challenging net zero emissions target for 2050, but the move has been partially overshadowed by a decision to carry forward previous emission savings.

People - Theresa May - ©10 Downing Street

Government commits to net zero emissions with caveats Locked

The Government has been widely praised for making the UK the first country to embrace a very challenging net zero emissions target for 2050, but the move has been partially overshadowed by a decision to carry forward previous emission savings.

OECD

Mobility tax preferable to fuel taxation - OECD Locked

Progressive transport taxes that discourage high carbon fuels are important in promoting decarbonisation, but ultimately reform of taxes will be needed if governments are to protect future tax revenues, an OECD report suggests.