*HUGE*: Hours after UK Parliament officially declares "#ClimateEmergency", government's official advisers formally recommend legislation to "use known technologies [to] end our contribution to global warming by reducing emissions to Net Zero by 2050." 1/n theguardian.com/environment/20…
2/n: The UK Committee on Climate Change @theCCCuk "conclude[s] that net-zero is necessary, feasible and cost-effective" "based on existing technologies." theccc.org.uk/publication/ne…
3/n: Off-shored emissions continue to be a major blind spot. @theCCCuk say "it is important that [the UK does] not simply off-shore emissions to other parts of the world." But does that sufficiently attend to our "common but differentiated responsibility"? theccc.org.uk/wp-content/upl…
4/n: Crucial informed concern from @KevinClimate about lack of speed and equity, and over-reliance on negative emissions technologies, in proposed UK decarbonization pathway:
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