Coalition commits Britain to legally binding emission cuts
15 May 2011
Chris Huhne will announce a long-term programme that will put Britain at the forefront of the battle against climate change
Cabinet ministers have agreed a far-reaching, legally binding "green deal" that will commit the UK to two decades of drastic cuts in carbon emissions. The package will require sweeping changes to domestic life, transport and business and will place Britain at the forefront of the global battle against climate change.