Advice on the fifth carbon budget

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Advice on the fifth carbon budget

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1. Outline

This report presents the Committee on Climate Change’s advice on the fifth carbon budget (covering UK emissions reductions in the period 2028 to 2032).

2. Key recommendations

The main recommendations are to:

  • set the fifth carbon budget at 1,765 MtCO2e, including emissions from international shipping
  • limit annual emissions to an average 57% below 1990 levels

3. Reports

The Committee’s advice on the fifth carbon budget is accompanied by a technical report:

and two in-depth reports:

4. Fifth carbon budget advice - individual report chapters

5. Supporting research

6. Charts and data

7. Responses to call for data