Innovation for Net Zero

Find key updates and research on interventions for mitigating the climate and nature crisis.

 

 

 

Image of engineer repairing solar-powered street lamp in Tinginaput, India. Photo © Abbie Trayler-Smith / Panos Pictures / Department for International Development

Why Innovation For Net Zero

To meet the Net Zero target, unprecedented innovation will be required across the economy. Innovation will not only include inventing new technologies, but also new ways of deploying existing technologies. 

Greenhouse gas removal

Any greenhouse gas emissions that continue past the global net zero target date of mid-century will have to be removed from the atmosphere. Read about the latest innovation in Greenhouse Gas Removal here.

Nature Based solutions

Preserving and restoring nature is at the heart of any credible pathway for achieving net zero, especially as climate change threatens existing natural greenhouse gas sinks. Read here about the latest innovation in nature based solutions. 

Business for Net Zero

This page provides resources for businesses seeking to develop their own net zero business plans and to contribute to the wider effort to mitigate the climate crisis by identifying the solutions, risks and opportunities for achieving net zero in each sector.

Net Zero Regulation Stocktake Publishes Results 
Net Zero Regulation Stocktake Publishes Results 

A new report published by Oxford Net Zero presents a comprehensive ‘stocktake’ of developments in net-zero regulation across the G20 in 2023. It focuses primarily on four regulatory domains: claims and financial products standards, disclosure, ... Read more

New ONZ report on rolling out renewables in the Global South
New ONZ report on rolling out renewables in the Global South

The scaling up of clean electricity, and using it to decarbonise other parts of the economy, is central to all decarbonisation pathways.  In their latest report, “Rolling out renewables in the Global South”, Oxford Net Zero’s Sam Fankhauser ... Read more

Oxford Net Zero at COP28
Oxford Net Zero at COP28

The Oxford Net Zero community is mobilising its collective expertise to help drive ambition at COP28, being held in the UAE from 30 November – 12 December. Read more

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