UK Climate Change Act

The UK’s Climate Change Act sets long-term, legally binding targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. We are working to ensure that it delivers the progress we need.

UK Climate Change Act

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UK Climate Change Act

UK Climate Change Act

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