Related Articles
Shipping and aviation have historically been excluded from the UK’s emissions goals
Forward article link
Share PDF with colleagues

UK includes aviation and shipping in emissions targets

The country’s recently published Net Zero Strategy aims to reduce transport emissions by 22-33pc by 2030 and 46-59pc by 2035 compared with 2019 levels

The UK’s transport emissions, including aviation and shipping, must fall to 23-40mn t CO₂e by 2050 to meet net-zero targets for that year, according to the country’s Net Zero Strategy published this week. In the near-term, the government is targeting a 22-33pc fall by 2030 and a 46-59pc fall by 2035 from 2019 levels. The brunt of this cut will come from domestic transport, with a particular focus on electrification. Domestic transport emissions are modelled to fall by 34-45pc by 2030 and 65-76pc by 2035. As well as a previously announced ban on the sale of petrol and diesel non-hybrid cars and vans from 2030, the government is also considering ending the sale of all new, non-zero emission



{{ error }}
{{ comment.comment.Name }} • {{ comment.timeAgo }}
{{ comment.comment.Text }}
Also in this section
Turbine manufacturers post major losses
26 January 2022
GE and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy have announced multimillion-dollar losses over 2021 and the past quarter, while Vestas posts cautious 2022 guidance
New EIB-backed energy efficiency fund to tackle ‘huge underinvestment’
26 January 2022
Solas Sustainable Energy Fund to support energy efficiency projects mainly in Germany, Spain and Ireland and is aimed at small-to-mid-size insurers and pension funds
Crediting emissions saved in plugging oil and gas wells
26 January 2022
Avoided emissions could be credited as carbon offsets and sold on exchanges
Sign Up For Our Newsletter
Project Data
PE Store
Social Links
Social Feeds
Featured Video