Tuesday, 14 November 2006

UK Parties Compete to Offer Climate Change Bills

Britain's Labour government is preparing to announce a series of measures to help fight climate change, and will introduce a formal bill into Parliament next year. Not to be outdone, the opposition Conservative Party is offerring its own proposals.

"The plans are an environmentalist's dream. Sixty per cent cuts in emissions by 2050, rolling annual targets policed by independent commissioners and yearly reports to parliament on a carbon budget."