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Calls to bolster climate policy

Further action required says campaigner

An environmental group is demanding more decisive action to help meet targets on climate change.

DEFA Minister Geoffrey Boot delivered an interim strategy to Tynwald last week, but admitted the current goal of 80% lower emissions by 2050 was unrealistic.

The Island's carbon footprint per capita has remained constant for the last three decades - in the UK that figure is steadily decreasing.

Pete Christian from Isle of Man Friends of the Earth says it's 'hardly surprising', but that the latest strategy contains some encouraging pledges:

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