Climate policy: Time to act

Emissions must be reduced quickly, and ultimately to zero. This is shown by the "Carbon Clock" of the MCC. It is based on the remaining CO2 budget (in tonnes) quantified by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Current publications

Rodriguez Mendez, Q., Workman, M., Darch, G., 2024

UK net-zero policy design – from optimisation to robustness

Environmental Science & Policy

Forster, P., Smith, C., Walsh, T., Lamb, W., Lamboll, R., Hall, B., Hauser, M., Ribes, A., Rosen, D., Gillett, N., Palmer, M., Rogelj, J., von Schuckmann, K., Trewin, B., Allen, M., Andrew, R., Betts, R., Boyer, T., Buontempo, C., Burgess, S., Cagnazzo, C., Cheng, L., Friedlingstein, P., Gettelman, Gütschow, J., Ishii, M., Jenkins, S., Lan, X., Morice, C., Muhle, J., Kadow, C., Kennedy, J., Killick, R., Krummel, P., R., Minx, J., Myhre, G., Naik, V., Peters, G., Pirani, A., Pongratz, J., Schleussner, Seneviratne, S., C., Szopa, S., Thorne, P., Kovilakam, M., Majamäki, E., Jalkanen, J., van Marle, M., Hoesly, R., Rohde, R., Schumacher, D., van der Werf, G., Vose, R., Zickfeld, K., Zhang, X., Masson-Delmotte, V., Zhai, P., 2024

Indicators of Global Climate Change 2023: annual update of key indicators of the state of the climate system and human influence

Earth System Science Data

Creutzig, F., Simoes, S., Leipold, S., Berrill, P., Azevedo, I., Edelenbosch, O., Fishman, T., Haberl, H., Hertwich, E., Krey, V., Lima, A., Makov, T., Mastrucci, A., Milojevic-Dupont, N., Nachtigall, F., Pauliuk, S., Silva, M., Verdolini, E., van Vuuren, D., Wagner, F., Wiedenhofer, D., Wilson, C., 2024

Demand-side strategies key for mitigating material impacts of energy transitions

Nature Climate Change