United Kingdom

Net Zero Strategy: Build Back Greener

Executive
Strategy
Passed in 2021
This strategy sets out sectoral policies and proposals for decarbonising all sectors of the UK economy to meet the net zero target by 2050. It sets sectoral targets as well as jobs creation targets. It aims to enable the delivery of the objectives set out in the Ten Point Plan

Documents
  •  An ambition to deploy at least 5 MtCO2 /year of engineered GGRs by 2030. 
    Other | Fixed level target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2021
  •  Treble woodland creation rates in England, contributing to the UK’s overall target of increasing planting rates to 30,000 hectares per year by the end of this Parliament 
    LULUCF | Base year target | Target year: 2024 | Base year: 2021
  •  Set a path to all new heating appliances in homes and workplaces from 2035 being low carbon 
    Buildings | Trajectory target | Target year: 2035 | Base year: 2021
  •  Deliver four carbon capture usage and storage (CCUS) clusters, capturing 20-30 MtCO2 across the economy, including 6 MtCO2 of industrial emissions, per year by 2030 
    Industry | Fixed level target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2021
  •  up to 190,000 jobs by 2025, and up to 440,000 jobs by 2030, and leverage up to £90 billion of private investment by 2030. 
    Economy-wide | Trajectory target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2021
  •  Fully decarbonise our power system by 2035 
    Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2035 | Base year: 2021
  •  Deliver 5 GW of hydrogen production capacity by 2030, whilst halving emissions from oil and gas 
    Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2021
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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