30 Jun '16, 11am

Read our response to the government’s Fifth Carbon Budget covering the period 2028-2032 here -

Read details of the government’s Fifth Carbon Budget here – Carbon Budgets The 2008 Climate Change Act established a target for the UK to reduce its carbon emissions by at least 80 per cent from 1990 levels by 2050. This is intended to be consistent with efforts to limit global warming to 2°C. The idea of the plan is to ensure regular progress towards this long-term target through five-yearly carbon budgets. Under the 2008 Act, the independent Committee on Climate Change (CCC) publishes formal advice on carbon budgets which the Government then responds to. The CCC published its advice on the 5th carbon budget in November 2015, covering the period 2028-2032. The first four carbon budgets to 2027 have been set in law. The UK is currently in the second carbon budget period (2013-17). Meeting the fourth carbon budget (2023-27) will require that emissions be reduced by 50% on 1...

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