What is United Kingdom Climate Change Act? - Definition from WhatIs.com

Definition

United Kingdom Climate Change Act

The United Kingdom Climate Change Act is the world's first legally binding environmental sustainability framework. Passed in November 2008, the initiative aims to lower greenhouse gas emissions by 80% by 2050 compared to the 1990 baseline. Under the Climate Change Act, the UK aims to become a low-carbon economy.

This was last updated in August 2009
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

Email Alerts

Register now to receive SearchVirtualDataCentre.co.uk-related news, tips and more, delivered to your inbox.
By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy

Do you have something to add to this definition? Let us know.

Send your comments to techterms@whatis.com