The UK’s Climate Change Committee has just released F-gas chapters from the report detailing how the UK will reach net zero carbon and more specifically on the specific policies the UK should consider adopting. The report is interesting for what it says, and what it misses. The key proposals are:
There are a couple of things really interesting in these – the second and third points are exactly the ones Refrigerants Australia has been making in relation to policy developments in Australia, so it is therefore good to see it replicated in the UK. Also, it is quite surprising that refrigerant reclaim is not included in the analysis.
The Climate Change Committee is an independent, statutory body established under the Climate Change Act 2008. Its purpose is to advise the UK on emissions targets and to report to parliament on progress made in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and preparing for and adapting to the impacts of climate change. It is similar to Australia’s Climate Change Authority.READ THE UK POLICIES FOR THE SIXTH CARBON BUDGET AND NET ZERO