Campaigners have said they will appeal the decision and believe the government's plans are "more at risk of being cut back this autumn than ever".
A new report finds that powerful lobbying associations in Europe almost uniformly support 2050 net-zero targets but are seeking to weaken the policies needed to get there.
The top oil trade group, which a senior Exxon lobbyist recently described as one of the company's "whipping boys," used similar delay tactics to push back against oil-by-rail safety rules.
England’s strategic road network is already responsible for more than 10 percent of the UK’s domestic carbon emissions.
The poll revealed a major shift in public expectations for urban space and commuting across 15 European cities.
The coroner, who recently ruled that air pollution exposure had contributed to the nine-year-old’s death in February 2013, is recommending the UK adopt World Health Organisation limits on particulate matter.
This is the first time individual European airline CO2 emissions have been made public.