Four charts that show how the UK stacks up on climate change

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Emission of greenhouse gases has fallen, but environmental issues are still ‘an emergency’

‘Do it now’: UK told to set zero-carbon target for 2050
‘This report will change your life’: what target means for UK

Should the UK declare a “climate emergency” that would inform public policy and the national budget? The question was been debated in parliament on Wednesday, with the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn declaring the government should “embrace hope” through stronger actions on greenhouse gas emissions, and the environment secretary, Michael Gove, calling the problem of climate change “an emergency”.

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