CBI: Climate Change and Energy - an Opportunity to Grow the Economy
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Energy and climate change

For UK business, climate change is no longer a threat to be feared, but an opportunity to grow the economy and lead the world – and by tackling it, we can make energy safer and more plentiful for all

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The UK government has set a target for 2020 of cutting carbon emissions to 34% below 1990 levels. The UK's energy infrastructure needs £200bn in investment over 20 years. That means this must be the decade of delivery.

Tackling climate change means using energy more efficently, future-proofing businesses against climate threats and moving business operations towards carbon neutrality. Only by enabling the market to develop the solutions we need will we achieve these goals.

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