440,000 new jobs with net-zero strategy - UK minister

He added that the strategy included a zero-emission vehicle mandate to end the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by that time.

The Net Zero Strategy published by the British government on Tuesday is aimed at ending the country's contribution to climate change.

Hands spoke hours after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson set out his ambition for a green revolution that would force Western economies to kick their centuries old addiction to fossil fuels.

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