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### Can the UK achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050?

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Net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are an excellent target, but difficult to achieve by having to bridge a dramatic energy transition from fossil fuels to renewables, as well as eliminate other sources of GHG emissions from agriculture, construction and waste. A comprehensive strategy for doing so is essential, and although components like renewable electricity generation and electric vehicles are well developed, many issues remain, especially timing the stages in tandem. The key sensiti...

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University of Oxford
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SSD
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Economics
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Magdalen College
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0000-0001-9325-8024
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University of Oxford
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Article number:
953
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Department of Economics Discussion Paper Series
Publication date:
2021-11-08
Paper number:
953
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English
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1207575
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