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Tories ‘must spend £33bn more a year’ to reach zero emissions by 2050

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New analysis by the IPPR thinktank says additional investment would provide economic boost to UK and help ‘level up’ society

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Tories ‘must spend £33bn more a year’ to reach zero emissions by 2050

New analysis by the IPPR thinktank says additional investment would provide economic boost to UK and help ‘level up’ society

Budget: cash for flood defences to be doubled

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Dominion Energy commits to net zero emissions by 2050

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New Research Gives Cities Plans to Tackle GHG Emissions & Air Pollution Simultaneously

C40 research highlights actions that could yield an 87% reduction in GHG emissions, a 49% reduction in PM2.5 levels, 223,000 premature deaths averted and up to $583 billion in economic ...

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