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UK-GBC response to fifth carbon budget and Committee on Climate Change report | UK Green Building Council

The Committee on Climate Change has also today published its annual progress report to Parliament on meeting the carbon budgets. The report claims that progress towards meeting the carbon budgets is slowing, and new policies are needed across a range of sectors, particularly building energy efficiency and low carbon heat. The Government is expected to publish a Carbon Plan later in the year which will outline how the UK will achieve the fourth and fifth carbon budgets. John Alker, Campaigns and Policy Director at UK Green Building Council, said: "Government's announcement today that it will adopt an ambitious fifth carbon budget provides timely reassurance for business in the aftermath of a Brexit vote, that the UK remains committed to its world-leading climate change targets. The Secretary of State is providing some welcome leadership in the midst of the current political...

Full article: http://www.ukgbc.org/press-centre/press-releases/uk-gbc-r...

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