The Welsh government has set out its legal commitment to achieve net zero by the middle of the century, as well as stating it will push to “get there sooner”. As part of this, there will be a “decisive shift” towards green energy, with this commitment following a report from the Climate Change Committee released in December which showed that full decarbonisation was possible through ambitious policy and a ‘Team Wales’ effort. This includes societal and behavioural changes driving a large reduction in the amount of energy and natural resources used. The government, communities and businesses will need to work together to change heating, transport and other elements of life such as diet and shopping to drive down emissions.
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