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UK likely to miss carbon emissions targets, committee says

A committee sponsored by the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy states this Wednesday that the UK will likely miss its carbon emissions targets by at least 3 percent.

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The UK will miss its carbon-emissions targets even in the best-case scenario where all of its green initiatives go exactly to plan, according to the Committee on Climate Change.

The nation will probably exceed it by at least 3 percent, or 65 million tons of CO2, a report from the advisory group sponsored by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy said on Wednesday.

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