Analysis: Lack of urgency and direction in UK’s Net Zero plans


The UK’s Climate Change Committee (CCC) has today (June 28) delivered its 2023 report to Parliament on the progress in reducing emissions, with a largely scathing assessment on the UK’s journey to Net Zero from both the report itself and various branches of the energy sector.

A lack of urgency and policy priorities are two of the biggest criticisms facing the UK Government as a result of the report.

As widely reported in mainstream media, it is argued that the UK has lost a former position of leadership on climate action since it hosted COP26 in Glasgow in 2021 and when bold statements were made on its aims to reach Net Zero – targets that are said to have been missed on many fronts.

Key messages cited by the report are:

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