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Government to speed up UK climate change target – BBC News

Boris Johnson says carbon emissions must fall by 78% by 2035 – 15 years earlier than previously planned.



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By Roger HarrabinBBC environment analyst
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Radical new climate change commitments are to become law in the UK, Boris Johnson will announce this week.
The prime minister will say carbon emissions will be cut by 78% by 2035 – almost 15 years earlier than previously planned – which would be a world-leading position.
And for the first time the climate law would be extended to cover international aviation and shipping.
But Labour said the government had to match “rhetoric with…

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