Britain plans tough limits to curb emissions

Hopkin, Michael
November 2006
Nature;11/23/2006, Vol. 444 Issue 7118, p409
Academic Journal
The article reports that the British government has promised to introduce legislation to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions by 2050. According to the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, the fundamental issues that are still being considered are how the target is defined and set and how progress is measured and reported. Opponents have called for the plan to involve fixed annual cuts in emissions, rather than the five-yearly targets suggested by the government.


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