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Climate change 16-12-2015

Bristol pledge to become carbon neutral by 2050

Amidst the clamour of the success achieved at the Paris summit, the European Green Capital city of Bristol has made a bold pledge to accelerate its already-ambitious climate targets and pursue complete carbon neutrality by 2050. EURACTIV's partner edie.net reports.

Mayor: ‘I told Cameron to give me the money to turn Bristol into a lab!’

The mayor of Bristol convinced British Prime Minister David Cameron to let him turn his city into a “laboratory for change”, telling him, “Give me the money!” before securing millions in funding for the "Green Capital" of the European Union.