United Kingdom

Climate targets: Economy-wide

    • The European Union and its 28 Member States submitted a joint NDC: at least 40% domestic reduction in GHG emissions by 2030 compared to 1990
      Economy-wide | Base year target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 1990
    • Reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 20% below 1990 levels by 2010
      Economy-wide | Base year target | Target year: 2010 | Base year: 1990
      Source:

      Executive | 2006

    • Carbon budget for the 2028-2032 budgetary period is 1,725,000,000 tonnes of CO2eq. by 2028-2032
      Economy-wide | Fixed level target | Target year: 2032 | Base year: N/A
      Source:

      Legislative | 2016

    • Carbon budget for the 2028-2032 budgetary period is 1,725,000,000 tonnes of CO2eq. by 2028-2032
      Economy-wide | Fixed level target | Target year: 2032 | Base year: N/A
      Source:

      Legislative | 2016

    • Emissions are at least 80% lower than the baseline by 2050 compared with a 1990 baseline
      Economy-wide | Base year target | Target year: 2050 | Base year: 1990
      Source:

      Legislative | 2008

    • 80% cut in GHG emissions by 2050 compared with a 1990 baseline
      Economy-wide | Base year target | Target year: 2050 | Base year: 1990
      Source:

      Legislative | 2008

    • Emissions are at least 80% lower than the baseline by 2050 compared with a 1990 baseline
      Economy-wide | Base year target | Target year: 2050 | Base year: 1990
      Source:

      Legislative | 2008

    • Net UK carbon account for the year 2050 at least 100% lower than the 1990 baseline. This replaces the historic target of 80% cut in GHG emissions by 2050 compared with a 1990 baseline
      Economy-wide | Base year target | Target year: 2050 | Base year: 1990
      Source:

      Legislative | 2008

    • Annual emissions in 2017-2020 to be at least 34% lower than the 1990 baseline
      Economy-wide | Base year target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 1990
      Source:

      Legislative | 2008

    • Annual emissions in 2017-2020 to be at least 34% lower than the 1990 baseline
      Economy-wide | Base year target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 1990
      Source:

      Legislative | 2008

For further analysis of the NDC, see United Kingdom country profile on
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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