Translating this long term target into economy-wide
transformative policies and investment
The UK’s decision to legislate a target to bring all greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050 is a progressive move and must now take pole position on the UK’s political platform to bring the UK regions and industry together in pursuit of a common aim.
The target has made the UK the first major economy to legislate such a goal and this provides a solid framework to tackle the UK’s contribution to climate change. Alongside Extinction Rebellion, the school climate strikes and the declaration of a climate emergency in multiple regions around the country, there is a sense of real momentum which the government has responded to with a concrete net zero goal.Read More……