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Low-Carbon Roadmap

Mark Schofield and Harry Manisty PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP explore some of the new 'green' measures and what to expect in 2009 as the Government reveals its roadmap for a low-carbon nation
Faced with the unenviable challenge of guiding our nation through what is expected to be the deepest recession for decades Alistair Darling could be forgiven for leaving climate change at the bottom of his fiscal policy in-tray. Nonetheless now that Royal Assent has been granted for the Climate Change Act the UK is entering a bold new era of legally binding carbon reduction targets with the Government committed to an 80% reduction in the UK's carbon emissions by 2050.
The Chancellor recognises the quandary stating his determination not to let 'economic uncertainty … push aside...

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