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Govt is making little or no progress on 22 of 27 green indicators, according to report by @GreenAllianceUK & others

The government's commitment to its low-carbon agenda is being hampered by vague strategies and a lack of cross-departmental cohesion, green groups will allege today. Since coming to power, the coalition has made good progress on just seven of 29 commitments set out in its programme for government 16 months ago, finds a report published by the Green Alliance, Greenpeace, WWF, RSPB and Christian Aid. FURTHER READING CBI slams government's 'insufficient progress' on green policies UN chief steps up demand for urgent climate action The groups praise the adoption of tough emission-cutting measures in the fourth carbon budget, as well as the introduction of the Renewable Heat Incentive and positive work towards moving the EU to a 30 per cent emissions reduction target by 2020. But the Climate Check report warns that the government is undermining its efforts with delays, poor pol...

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