U.K. Pledge for Net Zero Fossil Fuel Pollution Is a First for G7

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U.K. Pledge for Net Zero Fossil Fuel Pollution Is a First for G7Prime Minister Theresa May said legislation to wipe out the U.K.’s net contribution to rising global temperatures will be put to members of Parliament, endorsing a report from advisers that laid out what a carbon neutral future would have to look like. The radical move recommended by the government’s climate-change adviser has won backing from across the political spectrum even as debate about leaving the European Union roiled U.K. lawmakers. Urgency is building around efforts to contain an increase in global temperatures.


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