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  • Obesity is a physical condition in which a person is very overweight, with a lot of body fat. Policymakers have faced the difficult challenge of addressing increasing obesity prevalence; a complex issue affected by socioeconomic, cultural and geographical factors. This paper covers the work of the UK Government in preventing and reducing obesity, which in

  • The report from Climate Assembly UK, The Path to Net Zero, will be debated in the House of Commons on 26 September 2020. Climate Assembly UK was jointly commissioned by six Parliamentary Select Committees in 2019 to answer the question of how the UK should meet its target of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

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