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Can you reduce the UK's CO2 emissions by 80%?

If you'd like to have a go at seeing how you could cut the UK's CO2 emissions by 80% in time for 2050, the Government's Department of Energy and Climate Change has put together a simulator where you can test out the various options.

You can use My2050 to have a go at seeing what effect our behavioural changes can make to the demand for energy, and what different technologies can do to help us supply energy in a more environmentally friendly way. It also factors in how secure the new methods of producing energy would be.

Have a look at My2050

Screenshot of My2050

The more technical option

If you'd like to take a look at things in more detail, complete with charts for supply, demand, and emissions, the Department has also created a 2050 Pathways Calculator. It offers the chance to see the effects of more specific changes.

Have a look at the 2050 Pathways Calculator

More information

For more information on the tools, see the Government website.

Warwick's CO2

To find out more about Warwick's work to cut carbon emissions and how you can help, see: