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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Urgent government action needed to reverse ‘the current policy trend of cut backs and slow progress’ if the UK is to achieve net zero emissions by 2050.

Government’s net zero target ‘undeliverable’ unless clean growth policies introduced

Government’s net zero target ‘undeliverable’ unless clean growth policies introduced Urgent government action is needed to reverse ‘the current policy trend of cut backs and...

Spending Review: What’s in it for the green economy?

Spending Review: What’s in it for the green economy? Chancellor Sajid Javid declared that the UK has ‘turned the page on austerity’ in his Spending...
New analysis from the World Resources Institute (WRI) warns of worrying lack of progress from heavy industry on 2020 global emissions targets.

Heavy industry is failing to embed energy efficiency fast enough, report warns

Heavy industry is failing to embed energy efficiency fast enough, report warns New analysis from the World Resources Institute (WRI) warns of worrying lack of...
Nearly half of the UK’s carbon footprint, comes from emissions released overseas to satisfy UK-based consumption and is not included in 2050 net zero target

Nearly half of the UK’s carbon footprint not included in 2050 net zero target,...

Nearly half of the UK’s carbon footprint not included in 2050 net zero target, says report Nearly half of the UK’s carbon footprint comes from...
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and climate change action are integral to the UK’s COVID-19 recovery package, warns the CCC

Climate change action should be core part of COVID-19 recovery plan, say government advisors

Climate change action should be core part of COVID-19 recovery plan, say government advisors Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to climate change are integral...
Funding for Europe’s first hydrogen fuel plants, claiming the new infrastructure “could generate enough clean energy to heat over 200,000 homes”.

Hydrogen fuel: essential for decarbonisation or “a load of rubbish”?

Hydrogen fuel: essential for decarbonisation or “a load of rubbish”? The UK Government has just announced funding for Europe’s first hydrogen plants, claiming that the...

IPCC Report: What business needs to know

IPCC Report: what business needs to know This week, scientists released one of the most urgent and compelling calls for action on climate change to...
Is Net Zero Carbon Legislation on the horizon

Is net zero carbon legislation genuinely on the horizon?

Is net zero carbon legislation genuinely on the horizon? Consensus is growing; business carbon targets may need to rise. As the Guardian reports, 50 Conservative MPs...
One year ago today, the Energy Advice Hub was born: to help businesses navigate an ever-evolving energy and low carbon landscape.

A year of the Energy Advice Hub: we look back at 12 months of...

A year of the Energy Advice Hub: we look back at 12 months of low carbon promise One year ago today, the Energy Advice Hub...
More than 120 leading UK businesses, investors and business networks have called on the Government to legislate for net zero carbon immediately.

UK businesses put fresh pressure on government over net zero

UK businesses put fresh pressure on government over net zero More than 120 leading UK businesses, investors and business networks have called on the Government...

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