The UK's Response
The UK government has legislated to cut greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050. This target represents the UK’s obligations under the Paris agreement, and response to the urgent need for action highlighted by the UN’s intergovernmental panel on climate change. This requires urgent and ambitious changes across all sectors of the UK’s economy. Find out more by reading the “Net Zero - UK’s Contribution to stopping global warming” report published by the Climate Change Committee.
The Global Picture
The Paris agreement, adopted in 2015, aims to strengthen the global response to the threat of climate change by keeping a global temperature rise below 2° C. Alongside this, the UN sustainable development goals (SDG 13) focuses on climate action.
Follow the link to find out more about the 2015 Paris Agreement
The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
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About the UN SDG's
In 2015 the United Nations member states agree to adopt 17 international sustainable development goals (SDG’s), and achieve them by 2030. These goals have become the benchmark for sustainability; they are universally applicable and integrated to facilitate a domino effect to change
Follow the link to find out more about the United Nations 17 SDG’s, 17 Goals and associated measures