The UK is still off track in meeting its 2050 net zero goal, although policies in the pipeline could help this, Green Alliance has found.
A new report produced by Baringa and commissioned by Drax has found bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) could save the UK over £4.5 billion.
Advice to the government on the level of the Sixth Carbon Budget will be delayed until December due to COVID-19.
The UK recorded a new grid carbon intensity low last weekend, as the country enjoyed extensive periods of fifth carbon budget-compliant power generation.
‘Flexibilities’ in meeting the UK’s fourth and fifth carbon budgets remain “on the table” despite hefty criticism from the government’s climate change watchdog.