UK 'on track' to meet second carbon budget as emissions fall sharply over past two years

Bright Blue senior researcher Sam Hall was quoted in Business Green in response to greenhouse gas statistics for 2016. He welcomed the fall and called on the Government to bring forward coal phase-out date to 2023.

Here's an excerpt:

"The government deserves serious credit for weakening the economics of coal, especially by introducing and maintaining a strong price on carbon. It now needs to finish the job and consign unabated coal to history."

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