Net zero: UK government sued for weak strategy – so here’s what makes a good climate change plan

Aug 1, 2023

The UK is the latest country whose government environmental groups have sued for failing to take sufficient action on climate change. While the country’s net zero strategy deserves praise for some aspects – like setting a deadline to phase out new petrol and diesel cars by 2030 – even the government’s climate change advisor thinks it won’t be enough to meet statutory carbon targets.

So what does a good net zero strategy look like? In a new perspective paper we set out how to get net zero right.
Publication details
Theme(s)
The meaning of net zero
Type(s)
Comment
Author(s)
Axelsson, Kaya Fankhauser, Sam
Year(s)
2022
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