UK emissions flat-lining, warns climate committee

icon_news.gif News - 30th June 2011

Stalled efforts to cut carbon emissions have left the UK needing to insulate millions of buildings, reform the electricity markets, and rapidly ramp up renewable energy generation if it is to meet the government's legally binding goal of halving emissions against 1990 levels by 2025.

That is the conclusion of the influential Committee on Climate Change (CCC), whose third annual progress report to parliament will today reiterate its call for a "significant acceleration" in the pace of emissions reductions expressed in previous reports.

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