Passing the net zero test: how to achieve policy coherence on climate change
Net zero is a huge national mission in the United Kingdom that will require policies from the whole-of-government to pull in the same direction. This report, which draws on a roundtable held in February 2022, explores how that objective might be achieved.
Net zero: agenda 2022
The UK government’s response to the energy price crisis right will be critical to preserving political and public support for net zero policies. This report sets out seven steps the government needs to take – to ensure momentum on climate change is maintained in 2022...
Net zero and the tax system
This report calls for a genuine public discussion on the potential of tax as a policy instrument alongside spending, regulation and other interventions to address the United Kingdom's transition to net zero.
Public engagement and net zero
This report argues that the government must do more to involve the public in designing policies to help the United Kingdom transition to a zero-carbon economy. The report sets out recommendations for when and how policy makers should engage with citizens and residents.
Taking back control of regulation: managing divergence from EU rules
The United Kingdom has regained its regulatory autonomy, but it remains unclear how the government plans to exercise it. This report explores how divergence from European Union rules could arise, why the government might want to act differently, the consequences this could have and how...