Londoners are being asked to cut their carbon emissions by 60%. A tall order? You bet. The whole point of living in London is to be selfish, wasteful and uncaring. I know, I lived there and couldn't wait to leave.
The UK government hopes for an expansion of flights from Heathrow airport, which will more than cover any reduction in carbon emissions and probably increase them instead. It's the wanting of cake and eating it that always causes the problems.
The Guardian - Cleaning up the Big Smoke: Livingstone plans to cut carbon emissions by 60%