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U.K. Will Cut Net Greenhouse Emissions to Zero, Theresa May Vows

NYTimes.com Wednesday, 12 June 2019 ()
The prime minister’s plan leaves many questions unanswered, but sets a new standard that she hopes other countries will adopt.
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News video: The UK Commits To Net Zero Emissions By 2050

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Britain will be the first country in the G7 to make the commitment to drastically reduce its greenhouse gas emissions in the next 31 years. The pledge will bring the UK in line with the Paris Agreement. Net zero means emissions may still happen, but can be offset by other means.

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