Climate leadership: UK vs US

Comparing approaches to climate policy
Climate leadership: UK vs US
The UK has been a world leader in setting carbon targets and curbing CO2 emissions, and at the forefront of climate diplomacy. By contrast the US has had high CO2 emissions and a low interest in climate diplomacy. This balance has shifted.

Our October 2014 infographic highlighted the differences between both countries’ approaches to climate issues at that point during the Obama administration, looking at differences in policy and investment.

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