Big Energy Firms Failing To Tackle Climate Crisis
The biggest energy companies in the UK have failed to support the setting of an emissions reduction target. The plan was to set a legally binding target to reduce the EU’s emissions to net zero by 2050. Centrica (British Gas’s owner), Royal Dutch Shell and BP have all previously voiced support for such a target.
However it has now been revealed that they have withdrawn official support, despite previously publicly backing the plans. An official consultation held recently Brussels proposals for more ambitious EU emissions cuts has exposed the energy giants’ true intentions.Read More