'Don't blink' on carbon, UK urged

The CCC flags the savings of early action on decarbonisation

The CCC flags the savings of early action on decarbonisation

Industry body RenewableUK said the latest report from a key advisory body to the British government underlines the need to “stay the course” over national decarbonisation goals.

The UK’s Committee on Climate Change (CCC) – a statutory group formed in 2008 to advise the government on the smartest ways to meet its binding climate targets – said there was no case for altering its latest “Carbon Budget”, set in 2011 and covering 2023-2027, when it comes up for review next year.

The CCC flagged up possible savings of £100bn ($137.7bn) from tackling decarbonisation in the 2020s rather than delaying action until the following decade.

RenewableUK’s deputy chief executive Maf Smith said: “The message from the CCC Log in to read complete article.

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