United Kingdom

Carbon Budget Order 2016

Legislative
Law
Passed in 2016
The Carbon Budget Order 2016 sets the carbon budget for the 2028-2032 budgetary period as 1,725,000,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (including emissions from international shipping). The budget limits annual emissions to an average 57 per cent below 1990 levels.
Carbon budgets set a cap on the maximum level of the net UK carbon account for each five-year budgetary period. The net UK carbon account is defined in section 27 of the Climate Change Act 2008.
Full text (English) can be found here.

Documents
  • 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
  • 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
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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