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October 16, 2023

UK climate goals are fairer than those of other rich countries, finds study

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The ‘Traffic light assessment report’ claims that G20, G7 and EU countries are falling behind on their commitments to reduce emissions by failing to contribute their fair share (Photo: NoName_13/Pixabay)

Many of the wealthiest nations have agreed 2030 emissions reduction targets that put the world on track for 4C of warming, says the latest ‘Traffic light assessment report’

The UK is only one of three G20 countries, along with India and Indonesia, that are fully compliant with 2030 targets to reduce emissions in line with the Paris Agreement, whereby action is based on countries doing their “fair share”, according to analysis by a group of non-profits and academics.

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