The Climate Change Committee criticises the UK government over energy efficiency and agriculture policies, saying the country won’t hit its net-zero goals, but praises action on electric cars
29 June 2022
A “shocking” failure to insulate homes is one of the key reasons the UK is set to miss the country’s flagship net-zero target, the government’s independent climate advisers have warned.
In a 600-page report to parliament today, the Climate Change Committee (CCC) said that while there had been progress on carbon-cutting policies in the past year, the government was taking a “high-wire approach to net zero” due to a lack of credible plans across the economy.
The group was scathing about government efforts to upgrade …