MILLIONS of British families are being warned they will be forced to scrap gas cookers, boilers and fires so the nation can meet new strict targets aimed at stopping rises in global temperature.
Under the Paris climate change deal, agreed by 195 countries last week, UK families could have to phase out cooking and heating with gas across the next 15 years, according to experts.
The United Nations agreement obliges nations to reduce greenhouse gases from 2020 onwards in an attempt to curb global warming.
The historic pledge – which is ambitiously aimed at limiting warming to “well bellow” 2C by the end of the century – was internationally lauded by politicians, with Barak Obama branding it a “turning point” for the world.
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