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Car ownership is incompatible with climate target, claim MPs

Environment

Andrew Forster
30 August 2019
 

Mass car ownership is incompatible with the Government’s  legally binding decarbonisation target, a committee of MPs has said. 

The claim is made by the House of Commons science and technology committee in a report on technologies for meeting the Government’s emission reduction targets.

Expressing concern about the long-term supply of raw materials for electric vehicle batteries, it says: “In the long-term, widespread personal vehicle ownership does not appear to be...

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