Proposed methodology for the
Seventh Carbon Budget advice

In early 2025 the Climate Change Committee (CCC) will advise the UK on the level of its Seventh Carbon Budget, the legal limit for UK net emissions of greenhouse gases over the years 2038 to 2042.

Published:
28 November 2023

Type of publication:
UK carbon budgets

Country focus:
UK

Topics:
Carbon budgets, targets and progress

The CCC has started the analytical work that will underpin the Seventh Carbon Budget advice. This document sets out our intended methodological approach to this advice, including plans to assess the impact on the UK economy and costs and benefits of the transition to Net Zero. It also sets out how we intend to build our evidence base through communication and engagement.

This explainer video with Chris Stark, Chief Executive and Emily Nurse, Team Leader – Carbon Budgets sets out our intended approach to this advice.
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