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In numbers: the UK’s journey to net zero

Renewables are on the up, but we must not get complacent

By Josh Lowe  

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If the rest of this report spells out the big ideas and bold action we need to create a prosperous, green future, here you’ll find some of the reasons why such step changes are necessary. Fossil fuels still make up a far greater part of our energy mix than electricity, which must begin to carry much more of the load. The future path to net zero is daunting, and will require a significant shift in our current trajectory.

But it’s also important not to lose hope. As the data on this page also shows, there was good news…

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