17 May '11, 3pm

UK Sets World-Leading Legally Binding Emission Reduction Target: 50% by 2025

UK Sets World-Leading Legally Binding Emission Reduction Target: 50% by 2025

No other country has set legally binding emission reduction targets going into the 2020s and so with this decision the UK is showing genuine leadership on climate change. However, we must remember that the Committee on Climate Change had made clear that the carbon budget agreed today is the 'absolute minimum' necessary, and that it should be achieved through actions taken here in the UK rather than relying on emission credits from oversees.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/05/u-k-legally-bindi...

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