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

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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

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