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Articles tagged with: net zero

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PM’s applause for coal-free week meaningless unless action follows

Liam Stoker looks back on a week that saw the UK go a week without coal for the first time since the Industrial Revolution and Theresa May take the time out to tweet her applause, warning that the achievement will be hollow unless the PM backs urgent action.

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CCC’s net zero ultimatum a put up or shut up moment for HMG

The Committee on Climate Change’s net zero report issues a ‘put up or shut up’ moment for Westminster, with pressure to comply ratcheting up. Liam Stoker looks at why the report is far from a run of the mill recommendation.

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What a net zero-compliant energy system might look like

Today the UK’s Committee on Climate Change has recommended that the UK eliminate greenhouse gas emissions from its economy by 2050, in a move which would have significant repercussions on its energy system. Liam Stoker looks at what shape that system may take.