UK backtracks on net zero policies

Britain will soften policies aimed at achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050 and instead pursue a "pragmatic" approach to hitting the target, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said Wednesday.

Maritime sector seals carbon-cutting deal but sparks criticism

The International Maritime Organization, which oversees the highly polluting shipping industry, clinched a landmark deal on Friday to improve its target to cut carbon emissions—but green campaigners said it fell far too ...

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