Boris Johnson: ‘The UK should produce the world’s first zero-emission long-haul passenger plane – jet zero’

The Prime Minister has announced a new raft of infrastructure spending and said the UK would prove a leader in not only net zero planes but other long-term solutions to climate change such as solar, wind, nuclear, hydrogen and carbon capture and storage

The UK should produce the world's first zero-emission long-haul passenger plane - jet zero'.

That's the suggestion from Boris Johnson, who has today pledged to "tackle this country's great unresolved challenges" and set out plans to accelerate £5 billion worth of new infrastructure projects as part of a "New Deal".

Speaking in Dudley in the West Midlands, the Prime Minister promised the government will "build build build" to help the UK recover from the coronavirus crisis and said the UK would lead in markets and technologies such as net zero planes and long-term solutions to global warming such as solar, wind, nuclear, hydrogen and carbon capture and storage.

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