The Guardian view on the government’s net-zero targets: too much hot air | Editorial

Setting ambitious goals and relying on future technical innovation is not enoughLast month, the Climate Change Committee delivered a withering verdict on the government’s failure to come up with a proper plan to deliver on its admirably ambitious net zero targets. As the committee released two dismal progress reports, which showed Britain behind on its goal of a 78% cut to greenhouse gases by 2035, its chairman, Lord Deben, observed: “The policy is just not there. It’s clear we need to step up very rapidly.”On Wednesday, ministers were at it again. As they contemplate a societal transition on an epochal… Source – Full Article

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