30 Jun '16, 10am

Green industries celebrate as government backs 'bold' new carbon target

However, John Sauven, director at Greenpeace, warned the positive signals provided by the fifth carbon budget risked being undermined by the continued absence of a credible plan for ensuring it is met. "The government has kept its word to adopt this important target to limit the UK's carbon emissions," he said. "This is music to our ears... But, it's no good having numbers on spreadsheets without the delivery to match. The absence of clear government plans and support for action on renewable energy, homes, cars, agriculture and planes shows how far the rhetoric of climate action has drifted from anything real. The only plan the government seems to have is expensive and dodgy nuclear power stations where the Committee now says the government need a plan B because they might not happen."

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