Net Zero Society: scenarios and pathways report

Published on 24 April 2023

The UK is committed to reaching net zero by 2050. Future societal norms and behaviours will have a significant impact on how emissions are reduced, but they are also highly uncertain. Society in 2050 is likely to be very different from today.

This government report is designed to help policy makers test the UK’s net zero strategy against a wider set of assumptions about how society could look in future, to help make it more resilient and ready to address risks and opportunities as they arise.

Published 6 April.

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