UK government reveals net zero plan it says will create up to 440,000 jobs

UK government reveals net zero plan it says will create up to 440,000 jobs

Long-awaited plan aims to expand electric car use and windfarms and commits £120m to new nuclear plant

The UK government has set out its long-awaited strategy for reaching net zero emissions, with a plan ministers said would create up to 440,000 jobs and “unlock” £90bn in investment in the next decade, most of it from private sector companies.

But experts and campaigners said the proposals did not go far enough and were under-funded, while the government would continue to support fossil fuels.

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