80% CHALLENGE - DELIVERING A LOW-CARBON UK BY IPPR, WWF AND RSPB, NOVEMBER 2007

 

In this work, the Institute of Public Policy Research (ippr), WWF and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) set out to investigate whether a target of 80% can be achieved in the UK by domestic efforts alone and what the costs of doing so would be. We employed two approaches – the MARKAL-MACRO model, used by the government for the 2007 Energy White Paper, and a model developed by Professor Dennis Anderson at Imperial College, employed for the Stern Review on the economics of climate change.
 
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