Carbon Emissions:Written question - 227991

Asked on: 04 March 2019
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Carbon Emissions
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what plans he has to increase the rate of reduction in the UK's carbon emissions.
Answered by: Claire Perry
Answered on: 12 March 2019

The UK has been a world leader in cutting emissions while creating wealth. Between 1990 and 2017 the UK reduced its greenhouse emissions by 42% while growing our economy by 72%. The Clean Growth Strategy sets out our plan for meeting future carbon budgets and progressing decarbonisation across the whole of the economy. It includes ambitious proposals on housing, business, power, transport, the natural environment and green finance.

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