30 Jun '16, 8am

Government poised to approve ambitious fifth carbon budget

Government poised to approve ambitious fifth carbon budget

"The Climate Change Act is quite clear: Amber Rudd has a duty to ensure the fifth carbon budget becomes legally binding by 30 June 2016," said Labour's new shadow energy and climate change secretary Barry Gardiner. "Simply announcing the government's intention to adopt the budget recommended by the Committee on Climate Change, as the Secretary of State has promised, is not good enough and breaches her legal duties. She had to make sure it is passed by parliament by the deadline, and she has failed.

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