The UK has now set in law the Climate Change Committee’s recommendation of a 78% emissions reduction by 2035.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has committed to cutting the UK’s emissions by at least 68% by 2030.
The UK will have no problem meeting energy demands throughout this winter thanks to a surplus in generation according to the National Grids Winter Outlook report, released on the 9 October.
Activist legal group ClientEarth has threatened to pursue legal action against the government over its failure to publish its eagerly anticipated emissions reduction plan (ERP).
The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has disputed comments made by a Conservative MP last week that the government’s carbon plan would be published as late as June.