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Boris Johnson: Tackling climate emergency is not a 'politically correct act of bunny hugging'

Climate change policy is not an "expensive politically-correct green act of bunny-hugging", the Prime Minister has told a conference of world leaders. In a speech at the US-convened virtual summit, Boris Johnson said that "growth and jobs" were a key part of cutting emissions and meeting climate goals. It came after US President Joe Biden announced a new target to cut US greenhouse gas pollution by at least half by 2030, as he convened the summit of world leaders, the first in a series expected this year, culminating in COP26, due to be hosted by the UK in Glasgow in November. Read more on our liveblog: Subscribe to The Telegraph on YouTube ► Get the latest headlines: and are websites of The Telegraph, the UK's best-selling quality daily newspaper providing news and analysis on UK and world events, business, sport, lifestyle and culture.
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