The UK’s withdrawal from the EU Emissions Trading System and the implementation of a UK
Emissions Trading System (ETS) provides the UK with a historic opportunity to improve the
economy-wide coherence of incentives to reduce emissions and achieve Net Zero by 2050.
Net Zero Carbon Policy is a new thought leadership project, with our first report, Accelerating to Net Zero: A sector led approach to an economy-wide carbon policy framework, setting out eight recommendations and some guiding principles for designing and implementing policies to achieve Net Zero.
A new report by Energy Systems Catapult has found Net Zero by 2050 is possible if the UK supports innovation and scale-up across three essential areas – Low Carbon Technology, Land Use and Lifestyle.
The UK’s gloriously varied building stock needs to reach zero carbon by 2050. Rather than bossing things from the centre, it makes sense to shape solutions that people and places actually want. Here are six potential steps that the UK could take.
The UK Climate Change Act 2008 set a legally binding target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 80% by 2050 compared to a 1990 baseline. In this supporting analysis, Energy Systems Catapult has explored net zero from the point of view of households.