Are 80% GHG reductions achievable?

Are 80% GHG reductions achievable?
New Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Miliband has announced that Government will accept the recommendations of the Climate Change Committee and commit to 80% reduction of greenhouse gases - including aviation and shipping - by 2050. Are these targets realistic?

You need to be logged in to make a comment. Don't have an account? Set one up right now in seconds!

Latest News

CDP has warned that investors will increasingly begin asking for forestry information, leaving companies with weak disclosure records in this space at a disadvantage CDP has criticised a string of big-name brands including Ikea, Sports Direct and Domino's Pizza for failing to provide data on their forest impacts.
 Image: Julia Hawkins, flickrExtinction Rebellion has carried out protests in five UK cities, marking the start of what it describes as a "summer uprising".
'Ecorefills' are Unilever's latest foray into plastics-reducing innovations EXCLUSIVE: Product and systems innovations will be a "key cornerstone" in meeting Unilever's five-point plastics reduction strategy, which champions behaviour change and total phase-outs where possible alongside incremental reductions.
» Shell invests in peer-to-peer energy trading blockchain platform
» Mitchells & Butlers to host rapid EV charging network
» Kellogg's seeks water self-supply licence for Manchester operations
» Tesco and AB Sugar confirmed for edie's Earth Overshoot webinar
» Toyota's solar Prius and bee-friendly bus stops: The sustainability success stories of the week