Greening the giants


This report from UK think tank Onward looks at the radical action needed to decarbonise 12 of the most carbon-intensive industries.

The report finds that the Government will not deliver on its commitment to net zero by 2050 without taking radical action to decarbonise the 12 most carbon-intensive industries, which together represent three-fifths of UK emissions and employ one in every five jobs. But if ministers take the right steps, the new demand for renewables and low carbon technologies could deliver up to 1.7 million new green jobs, half of which are likely to be located in the North, Midlands and Scotland.

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