An ambitious plan for London was unveiled today by Sadiq Khan – ‘Zero carbon London – a 1.5 degree compatible plan’.

Stating the UK was in a climate emergency, the plan aims to bring down carbon dioxide emissions by 40 percent by 2022, and to zero from transport and buildings by 2050.

But London can’t do it alone – national government is called upon to give more power and funding to London to make it happen.

The plan rests on the energy efficiency of home and business buildings, decarbonisation of power from the national grid as well as more support for clean energy within the community, and converting Londoners to zero carbon public transport, walking and cycling.

The plan includes actions points for all level, from government, GLA, business, London boroughs and Londoners themselves.

Thanks to climateaction.org for the tip off.

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