This is nothing less but historical. According to the WWF : ” The United Kingdom, the first to enshrine reductions in climate change causing emissions into law, today announced a 2025 target of a 50 per cent emissions cut from 1990 levels. “
The UK previously announced that it would cut by 34 percent its greenhouse gases emissions by 2020 from 1990 levels. Here is a country that understood that fighting climate change makes sense, economically and environmentally.