The Net Zero Strategy: All the top announcements at a glance

Government's strategic vision

Cecilia Keating
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The Net Zero Strategy: All the top announcements at a glance

BusinessGreen's Cecilia Keating provides an all-you-need-to-know guide to the raft of policies and spending commitments contained in the government's flagship roadmap for achieving net zero emissions by 2050.

After months of speculation, ministers this afternoon (20 October) published the UK's Net Zero Strategy - the government's strategic vision for how the economy can decarbonise over the next 30 years at the same time as bolstering the UK's competitiveness and ensuring the costs of the transition are fairly shared. The government claims the combined measures set out in the flagship report will unlock £90bn of private investment and create over 400,000 additional jobs by the end of this decade, while setting the UK firmly on a pathway to delivering on its Sixth Carbon Budget emissions targe...

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