“Policy on greenhouse gas emissions reductions is often framed as a trade-off between greater emissions reductions and greater economic growth. However, while emissions clearly can’t be reduced to zero immediately, faster emissions reductions can be accompanied by robust economic performance. The clearest example of this is the UK. Since 1990 the UK has cut its total greenhouse gas emissions much more rapidly than other G7 countries, while growing its economic output per capita more than the average.”
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