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Oil and gas must reduce emissions across all scopes – CCC

UK governmental climate change adviser urges sector to take ownership of energy transition and scale up investments in clean energy alternatives

The UK government’s advisory Climate Change Comittee (CCC) is calling on the oil and gas sector to reduce not only scope one and two emissions, but scope three emissions as well. “This is a critical moment because I would like to see the sector as a whole face into this challenge properly, [and] genuinely take ownership of the problem of unabated fossil-fuel burning,” Chris Stark, chief executive of the CCC, told a plenary session for the Offshore Europe conference this week. The CCC projects UK demand for oil and gas will fall by 85pc and 75pc by 2050 as the country strives to reach net zero by that year. “I would like to see much more of a commercial eye on the things that lie



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