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DNV prediction: UK set to miss near, long term emissions targets

2024-02-23 09:01:46       source:CGTN

February 22, 2024

Britain is set to miss its decarbonization targets for 2030 and its goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by the middle of the century, Norwegian risk manager DNV said.

Under the Paris Agreement, Britain has committed to reduce emissions by 68 percent by 2030 compared with 1990 levels, but a DNV report forecast the reduction to be 55 percent by then.

"Without immediate action the UK will fail to deliver on its climate commitments, fall behind in the global race to decarbonize," said Hari Vamadevan, executive vice president and regional director, UK & Ireland, energy systems at DNV.

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