Net Zero

Check if you may be eligible for the Boiler Upgrade Scheme from April 2022

Find out if you could be eligible for money off low carbon heating technologies from 1 April 2022. The government will provide grants to encourage property owners to install low carbon heating systems such as heat pumps, through the Boiler Upgrade Scheme (BUS). These grants will help property owners overcome the upfront cost of low …

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Energy and emissions projections

Each year BEIS publishes updated energy projections (UEPs), analysing and projecting future energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in the UK. These projections allow us to monitor progress towards meeting the UK’s carbon budgets and are used to inform energy policy and associated analytical work across government departments. The projections are based on assumptions of future economic …

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Energy and emissions projections: Net Zero Strategy baseline (partial interim update December 2021)

Documents Net Zero Strategy baseline: covering note HTML Annex A: Greenhouse gas emissions by source ODS, 228 KB This file is in an OpenDocument format This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology.Request an accessible format. Annex A: NZS Categories: Greenhouse gas emissions by source ODS, 194 KB This file is in an OpenDocument format This file may …

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PM: Glasgow Climate Pact keeps critical 1.5C global warming goal alive

Prime Minister welcomes historic climate agreement reached at COP26 in Glasgow which keeps 1.5C goal alive Global action on coal, cars, cash and trees as well as new net zero commitments secured under UK Presidency PM urges greater action throughout our year of COP26 Presidency to drive down emissions and support countries on the frontline …

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Science and innovation critical to climate change solutions

Science and Innovation Day at COP26 will see the announcement of new initiatives backed by global coalitions of nations, businesses and scientists. These will support the implementation of the goals announced during the World Leaders Summit and other country commitments announced during the first week of the conference. Government Chief Scientific Adviser Sir Patrick Vallance will underline …

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Government backs ground-breaking space technology to tackle climate change

Eleven UK organisations have been awarded a share of just under £7 million of government funding to put into action the latest advances in space innovation. The majority of the projects focus on climate change or environmental management, with others designed to secure our telecommunication systems and protect digital infrastructure against cyber-attacks. Projects receiving the …

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UK announces £274m boost to climate resilience across Indo-Pacific

The UK has announced major new support of up to £274 million at COP26 in Glasgow to strengthen the resilience of vulnerable communities, economies and the environment against the impacts of climate change, and promote low carbon growth across the Indo-Pacific. Climate Action for a Resilient Asia (CARA) is a 7-year programme to deliver projects …

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