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Zero carbon emissions target to be enshrined in UK law

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The UK is already committed to reducing carbon emissions 80% by 2050. Photograph: Robert Harding/Rex Shutterstock
Energy minister Andrea Leadsom responds to call from Ed Miliband, saying Paris climate pledge will be legally binding

March 15, 2016 — The UK will enshrine in law a long-term goal of reducing its carbon emissions to zero, as called for in last year’s historic Paris climate deal.

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