UK Net Zero Strategy: Government still won’t say how much CO2 its plan will save

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For the third time, the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has refused a request to release key details about its Net Zero Strategy

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21 January 2022

Climate protesters in Glasgow, UK, in November 2021

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The UK government has declined for a third time to release the expected emissions savings for measures in its landmark plan to meet the UK’s carbon targets, in a decision that critics have called deeply unhelpful and concerning.

When the Net Zero Strategy was published last October, officials said its policies on everything from electric cars to nuclear power were collectively enough to put the UK back on track for its legally binding carbon targets in coming years. But the savings …

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