The Motley Fool Discussion Boards

Previous Page

Miscellaneous / Climate Change


Subject:  Re: UK 2050 target Date:  12/2/2020  8:28 AM
Author:  DrBob2 Number:  91560 of 92830

The UK cannot go climate neutral much before 2050 unless people stop flying and eating red meat almost completely, a report says, but it warns that the British public do not look ready to take such steps and substantially change their lifestyle....It believes the UK target of climate neutrality by 2050 will result in harm to the climate.

UK climate targets too low, economists say
The UK prime minister’s recent 10-point climate plan won’t do enough to achieve his goal of curbing the country's greenhouse emissions, a report says. A consultancy has calculated that the UK will need to go further and faster to achieve its commitment of net zero emissions by mid-century....

The analysis by Cambridge Econometrics suggests Mr Johnson’s plan will reduce emissions 59% per cent by 2030, based on 1990 levels. It says they should really fall by 70% by that date.

Copyright 1996-2021 trademark and the "Fool" logo is a trademark of The Motley Fool, Inc. Contact Us