The Carbon Budget Order 2021

Jurisdiction: UK

Commencement: 23rd June 2021

Amends: The Carbon Budget Orders 2009 – 2021

Mini Summary

The Carbon Budget Orders 2009 – 2021 set carbon budgets for certain time periods. Carbon budgets set a cap on the maximum level of the net UK carbon account for each five-year budgetary period.



The carbon budget for the period 2033-2037 is set at 965 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent.


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