10 July 2019
Responding to the Committee on Climate Change's Progress Report to Parliament, published today, 10 July 2019, Darren Shirley, Chief Executive of Campaign for Better Transport, said:
"As the Committee's report makes clear, the Government's target of zero emissions will be meaningless unless it is matched by urgent and bold action. For transport, that means transformative investment in a charging network for electric cars, bringing forward the end date for polluting petrol and diesel engines to 2030, a rolling programme of rail electrification and a national strategy for buses that makes Britain a leader in low carbon public transport."
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The Committee on Climate Change's Progress Report to Parliament can be read online.
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