The road to zero – policy v technology in our climate goals

The road to zero  – policy v technology in our climate goals
The government has announced a feebate scheme for electric vehicles and fuel efficient cars.
Peter Griffin
In its big plan to get us to carbon zero by 2050, the Climate Change Commission says it hasn’t relied on any technology that doesn’t already exist.That’s a pragmatic approach given the uncertainty around emerging technologies, but also one that incorporates political reality. The Labour government has made clear it doesn’t want any magic wand or silver bullet solutions. It wants a sustainable transition away from burning fossil fuel that will require major and sustained policy interventions. There is a very differen...

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