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World 12 Jun 2019 | 5:32 AM

Britain to become first G7 country with net zero emissions target

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has announced it will enshrine a new commitment to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 into law, marking a first among G7 nations facing increasingly severe impacts from the climate crisis.

World 27 Jun 2019 | 5:25 PM

Britain's new net zero emissions target becomes law

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's new target to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 became law on Thursday, making it the first among the major G7 countries to set such a goal.

World 28 Nov 2018 | 7:57 PM

EU's climate chief calls for net-zero emissions by 2050

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union's climate chief called for the bloc to take the lead and aim for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 in its climate strategy published on Wednesday, ahead of key U.N. talks on curbing global warming.

World 05 Mar 2019 | 6:36 PM

Finland wants EU to agree plan for net-zero carbon footprint

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Finland wants the European Union to agree to achieve a net-zero carbon footprint by 2050, Environment Minister Kimmo Tiilikainen said on Monday as the bloc's ministers met to discuss a climate protection plan.