Local leaders to race ahead on cutting carbon

By Chris Ames | 14 December 2020

Local leaders representing around a third of England and Scotland’s population have vowed to go ‘further and faster’ than government to reduce carbon emissions.

The pledge from 38 leaders of different political parties representing 20.4 million people argues local areas can remove net carbon emissions in their communities by 2045 - five years earlier than central government’s plan.

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