Net zero is the point at which the country is taking as much of these climate-changing gases out of the atmosphere as it is putting in.
- By Reality Check team
- BBC News
As part of this promise, the government has a target to cut emissions by 78% by 2035, compared with 1990 levels.
But a group of experts that advises the government says Boris Johnson’s government has credible policies in place to deliver only about a fifth of this cut.
Successive governments have been relatively successful in cutting emissions from energy – they fell by 40% between 1990 and…