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Net Zero 2030: a Tortoise moonshot | The UK has set itself a target that the entire world needs to get to: net zero carbon emissions. But the 2050 target date isn’t nearly soon enough. We need to get there faster and we need to keep on removing carbon from the atmosphere to have a hope of limiting warming to 2 degrees C. But how?

Net Zero 2030

The hole in the sky

The hole in the sky

Just two years after scientists discovered we were destroying the ozone layer, the world worked together to fix it. Listen to the thrilling story of a race against time…


It was described as “perhaps the single most successful international agreement to date.” Two years after scientists became convinced that we were gravely damaging the ozone layer, the international community came together and signed a historic treaty to restrict the emissions of dangerous chemicals.

It was a remarkable moment of international collaboration – a moonshot that came good. So how did it happen? And what lessons can we learn from the people who were there?

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It doesn’t have to be like this. Period

It doesn’t have to be like this. Period

Tampons and sanitary towels are carbon-intensive. So why aren’t the alternatives more widely used?

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