"Zero carbon sooner" carbon budget report from CUSP

This is a commentary on a report on the UK's carbon budget titled Zero carbon sooner by Prof Tim Jackson of the Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Proposperity (CUSP) at the University of Surrey.

It was published in 2021 following the IPCC's AR6 WG1 report.



Conclusions in the briefing paper

About carbon budgets
The remaining carbon budget is the total amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) that can be emitted into the atmosphere from now until a state of net zero emissions is reached.

Starting points in the briefing paper
and in its preferred analysis

Related studies

Implications of the briefing paper

Links to the briefing paper



First published: 24 Feb 2022
Last updated: 3 May 2022