Net Zero

“Net zero” means achieving a state where the greenhouse gases (GHGs) emitted do not exceed the gases being removed from the atmosphere so that the overall balance is zero.

Essential news articles covering climate change, net zero and carbon emissions from the writers of Energy Advice Hub.

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Environment Bill: The Government is calling it a landmark Bill to tackle the biggest environmental priorities of our time.

Environment Bill: what business needs to know

Environment Bill: what business needs to know The Government is calling it a landmark Bill to tackle the biggest environmental priorities of our time. But...
The UK’s largest membership pension scheme (Nest) has announced a new climate change policy to support the green recovery.

Nest going net zero to support green recovery

Nest going net zero to support green recovery The UK’s largest membership pension scheme has announced a new climate change policy to decarbonise its investment...
The Oil and Gas Authority: Seeking views to help the government achieve the target of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

Oil and Gas Authority integrates net zero target into core strategy

Oil and Gas Authority integrates net zero target into core strategy The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) is seeking views on its intention to refresh...
As the sector gets back to work post-Christmas, we overview the key policy drivers and themes that will define the low carbon business agenda for 2020.

What’s hot on the low carbon business agenda for 2020?

What's hot on the low carbon business agenda for 2020? As the sector gets back to work post-Christmas, we overview the key policy drivers and...
Climate change: While there is evidence of some businesses stepping up to the challenge, environmental issues are far from embedded as a priority

Environmental issues must be a bigger business priority, business tracker report reveals

Environmental issues must be a bigger business priority, business tracker report reveals Climate change is potentially the most critical challenge confronting our planet. While there...

Government announces plans to increase smart meter installations

Government announces plans to increase smart meter installations The government has set out new plans to ramp up the installation of smart meters in households...
Net Zero by 2050: The Prime Minister has announced that the UK will eradicate its net contribution to climate change by 2050.

Net zero by 2050: Government sets legally binding target

Net zero by 2050: Government sets legally binding target The Prime Minister has announced that the UK will eradicate its net contribution to climate change...
With Aviation responsible for 6% of the UK’s emissions and on track to hit 25% if growth continues, can airline bailouts be part of our greener recovery?

Can airline bailouts be part of our greener recovery?

Can airline bailouts be part of our greener recovery? This time last year, the Committee on Climate Change was warning us that drastic change would...
63% said politicians are not talking enough about climate change, and 70% think the climate emergency demands more urgent action.

Brexit will dominate the UK election; can climate pledges truly change how we vote?

Brexit will dominate the UK election; can climate pledges truly change how we vote? It’s unlikely there is a soul in the country who hasn’t...
BiU has launched SECR and net zero webinars to help sustainability professionals stay up to date with carbon targets and reporting.

Lockdown learning: SECR and Net Zero webinars

Lockdown learning: SECR and Net Zero webinars As the world adapts to new ways of working remotely, BiU has launched two new webinars to help...

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