Skidmore Review of UK’s net zero strategy
The UK Government publishes Chris Skidmore MP’s independent review of its strategy for achieving net zero by 2050.
The UK Government has published Chris Skidmore MP’s independent review of its strategy for achieving net zero by 2050.
IEMA announced that the government “must rapidly consider the outcomes of the review” and should “recalibrate the UK’s strategy for achieving net zero.”
Chris Skidmore is a Conservative MP and was Minister of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy from 2019 to 2020. Additionally, Chris went on to become an environmental campaigner outside of government, becoming Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Environment in April 2022.
Skidmore was commissioned by the government of Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to author an independent review into the government’s strategy for achieving net zero by 2050. The UK is required by law to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by that date.
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“In developing this report, we have engaged with communities, economists and climate experts from across the country through more than 50 roundtables and 1800 submissions – all of which have led to the Mission Zero findings.Chris Skidmore