This independent report by Vivid Economics and University College London was commissioned to support the Climate Change Committee’s (CCC) 2020 report The Sixth Carbon Budget -The path to Net Zero. This research provided supporting information for Chapter 7 of the CCC’s report, which considered the UK’s contribution to the global goals of the Paris Agreement.
2. Key recommendations
- The report models ‘leadership-driven’ global scenarios that could reduce global emissions rapidly to Net Zero and analyses the levers available to developed countries, such as the UK, to help accelerate various key aspects of the required global transition.
- It highlights a set of opportunities for the UK, alongside other developed countries, to help assist global decarbonisation efforts alongside achieving it’s domestic emissions reduction targets.