United Kingdom

Joined the Under2 Coalition in 2015

Net zero government

State or regional governments publicly committed to achieving net zero emissions within their jurisdictions by 2050 or earlier

GDP: US$ 274 billion Population: 5,5 million

Member actions


Net zero target by 2045

in policy

Target status:
Transitional plans:

Climate leadership showcase


Climate leadership showcase

Acorn CCS is a catalyst for industrial decarbonisation in Scotland, providing the critical infrastructure for the decarbonisation of the Scottish Cluster. Acorn has received some funding from the UK and Scottish governments, as well as the European Commission.

Energy Transition Plan and Climate Change 2021-2024

ZEV Community: Scotland confirmed over £40 million of new funding to support bus operators replace old diesel buses with new electric models, and today announced the establishment of a new academic and industry network for zero emission mobility solutions in collaboration with the Energy Technology Partnership (ETP).

A world-first green hydrogen gas network in the heart of Fife: Scottish Government have provided £6.9 million funded support towards the cost of a world first £27.7 million demonstration of an end-to-end 100% hydrogen energy system.