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‘Local commitment’ key to meeting net zero targets


Deniz Huseyin
19 September 2021
Greg Marsden
Greg Marsden


Targets set by the Climate Change Committee in its sixth carbon budget will be missed because of a lack of focus, commitment and resources at a local level, Professor Greg Marsden has warned. 

Speaking at the DecarboN8 International Conference, Marsden said that there is an urgent need for councils to clearly define their carbon reduction goals. 

“Several case studies from across the UK including Tees Valley, Leeds, Preston, Oxford and the West of England point to a worrying...

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