Policy and Regulation, UK

UK government could face legal challenge as it shelves climate commitments

Mini Cooper production line – Oxford plant
Mini Cooper production plant in Oxford: UK carmakers want “policy focus trained on bolstering the EV market in the short term and supporting consumers while headwinds are strong” (Photo: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg)

Asset managers, companies and climate activists have reacted angrily to the UK government’s plans to water down key environmental policies

UK prime minister Rishi Sunak has shelved various key government climate commitments, in a decision that could see the government taken to court.

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