Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak delivers a speech during a press conference on the net zero target, at the Downing Street Briefing Room, in central London, on September 20, 2023.
Running way behind the opposition Labour Party in the polls before a national election expected next year, Sunak's team believes voters will only support measures to tackle climate change when, or if, they are affordable.
But the time for pledges is now over – this is the era for action," Sunak said in a statement.
"The transition to net zero should make us all safer and better off.
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