More than half of UK citizens believe the Government should push the target to reach net-zero ambitions by 2050 forward by at least 20 years, with climate policy set to be a key battleground for the upcoming general election. A new YouGov poll, on behalf of Green New Deal campaigners, has found that 56% of the public believe the UK should set its net-zero emissions target for 2030 or earlier. In fact, one-third believe that the target should be set for 2025, compared to 24% for 2030. The total sample size was 1,639 adults. The latest survey builds on recent polls that all reveal that the majority of the UK public will be influenced by climate change in how they vote during the December general election.
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