Commenting on the CCC’s report which shows the Government is failing to cut emissions fast enough, RenewableUK’s Deputy Chief Executive Emma Pinchbeck said:
“Just last month the UK set a world-leading climate target but there is now a void between our ambition and policies to actually meet it. Progress is slowing down due to Government inaction. Deciding you want to win Wimbledon is great - but at some point you have to pick up the racket.
“The CCC advises that we should be supporting even more proven technologies like renewables, energy efficiency and EVs. Government should remove their barriers to cheap onshore wind and invest in innovation: floating wind, marine renewables and energy storage are vital to global decarbonisation.
“Our offshore wind success shows that investing in green technologies in the UK pays dividends - not just for carbon reduction, but for British industry - the CCC says we should be repeating that success in other technologies, because the clock is ticking on climate change”.
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