A fresh inquiry into the government’s net-zero carbon emissions targets will be undertaken by the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC). The move, which follows the government signing off on a 2050 net-zero target, will focus on the government’s estate and procurement processes – and what action is required to achieve the goals within the next thirty years or sooner. The work will incorporate the EAC’s previous inquiry that it conducted on Greening Government Commitments. The EAC is now requesting written evidence by 15 August on three key columns: achieving a net-zero government; leadership and partnership on the issue; and is the government following its own advice.
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