The UK government’s stated ambitions for various emissions reduction strategies fall short of the CCC pathway

Ambition relative to Balanced Net Zero Pathway, % shortfall

Carbon capture and storage

-12

Diet change

-7.2

Aviation demand management

-6.4

Industrial Decarbonisation Strategy

-4.5

Heat pump deployment

-4.5

North Sea Transition Deal

-3.6

Low-carbon heat networks

-3.5

Electric vehicle roll-out

-1.8 and +1.6*

-12

-10

-8

-6

-4

-2

0

2

-12

-10

-8

-6

-4

-2

0

2

-12

Carbon capture and storage

-7.2

Diet change

-6.4

Aviation demand management

-4.5

Industrial Decarbonisation Strategy

-4.5

Heat pump deployment

-3.6

North Sea Transition Deal

-3.5

Low-carbon heat networks

-1.8 and +1.6*

Electric vehicle roll-out