Maya James

Maya James is an environmental consultant.

Short Cuts: Climate Politics

Maya James, 12 May 2022

In​ June 2019, legislation committing the UK to net zero carbon emissions by 2050 was added to the Climate Change Act. This move, made by Theresa May shortly before she resigned as prime minister, was strongly supported by the Conservative Environment Network, whose members now include half the MPs on the Tory back benches. But since COP26, loud complaints have been coming from a small group...

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