A new government initiative to address climate change will attempt to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the UK to almost zero by the year 2050.
This widely praised move has been described as the most ambitious goal to tackle climate change among any of the major nations, marking a huge increase from previous targets.
It’s believed this feat will be achievable using known technologies, bringing about significant economic benefits as well as enhanced public health.
This net zero target will mean nationwide changes to home heating, transport, farming and industry.
Emissions will either…