zerocarbonbritain2030 is a positive, realistic vision for an energy progressive society free from fossil fuels. It provides political, economic and technological solutions to the urgent challenges raised by climate science. It explores the synergies between sectors to create the first fully integrated solution to climate change.
"The great transition to a zero-carbon Britain is not only the most pressing challenge of our time, it is also entirely possible. The solutions needed to create a low-carbon and high-wellbeing future for all exist, what has been missing to date, is the political will to implement them.”
Dr Victoria Johnson, New Economics Foundation and lead author of the Employment chapter.
The report explores how we can Power Down demand in the built environment, transport, land use and behavioural change, then Power Up the energy system with renewables. The report has been written by bringing together the UK’s leading thinkers, including policy makers, scientists, academics, industry and NGOs.