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Expert reaction to report on clean growth and net zero policy

24 days ago   |   By Science Media Centre

The governments Science and Technology Committee has published a report further emphasising the Governments commitment to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
Prof Phil Purnell, Professor of Materials and Structures at the University of Leeds, said:
“While the commitment to encouraging deeper and faster cuts in carbon emissions is welcomed, the report makes no mention of investment in better design for reuse, or recycling technologies.
“Reuse and recycling reduce our demand for raw materials that end up in waste, which accounts for over 200 million tonnes of carbon emission per year...
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