‘Carbon credits shouldn’t affect Welsh emissions targets’

Wales’ green targets should be based on the country’s actual emissions, rather than being open to adjustment using carbon credits. That’s according to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC), which was asked by the Welsh Government to provide independent advice on how best to account and budget for the use of carbon. Wales plans to reduce […]

Paris Agreement parties ‘need to cut emissions even further’

Countries need to step up their emissions reduction pleges if the world is to meet the target of limiting global temperature rise to well below 2°C. Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) said existing pledges “do not bring the world even close to the two degree target” and there is an “urgent and critically important” […]