Category: Climate Change Committee

Net zero has become unhelpful slogan, says outgoing head of UK climate watchdog

Chris Stark says populist response and culture war around the term is inhibiting environmental progressThe concept of “net zero” has become a political slogan used to start a “dangerous” culture war over the climate, and may be better dropped, the outg…

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Net zero has become unhelpful slogan, says outgoing head of UK climate watchdog

Chris Stark says populist response and culture war around the term is inhibiting environmental progressThe concept of “net zero” has become a political slogan used to start a “dangerous” culture war over the climate, and may be better dropped, the outg…

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MPs urge Sunak to attend Cop28 and stay true to net zero

All-party climate group says backing away from green policies would be catastrophic for the economyA cross-party group of influential politicians has urged Rishi Sunak to set an example by attending the UN climate summit this November, as both major pa…

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The Guardian view on the UK’s net zero targets: time to walk the walk | Editorial

The government is failing to make good on Britain’s net zero pledges to the worldLast summer, the Climate Change Committee (CCC) delivered a 600-page assessment of the United Kingdom’s journey towards net zero targets. The scathing conclusions could be…

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