The UK Government “lacks a plan” on how to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions, despite setting the target in law almost two years ago, a committee of MPs argued today.
The former energy minister, Kwasi Kwarteng, has been appointed business secretary. He replaces Alok Sharma, who moves to work fulltime as president of the COP26 climate conference in November.
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Claire O’Neill, the chair of the COP26 talks sacked by Boris Johnson last week, said the prime minister did not understand the climate emergency.
2035 ban on petrol/diesel vehicles will leave UK in “slow lane” of electric car revolution – campaigner
The Prime Minister is bringing forward a ban on UK sales of new petrol and diesel vehicles to 2035.