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John pearson uk low carbon experience and se asia work jakarta oct 2011

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John pearson uk low carbon experience and se asia work jakarta oct 2011

  1. 1. The Green Economy The UK Experience John Pearson Head, Regional Climate Change NetworkThe 2008 Climate Change Act
  2. 2. 2008 Climate Change Act1. Legally-binding targets• 2020 target - 34% reduction• 2050 target – 80% reduction
  3. 3. 2. Carbon budgets……deliver incremental cuts Carbon budgetsare equivalent to a 34% cut in greenhouse gas emissions in 2020. ....and will be tightened if the EU moves to 30% – around 42%?? The UK will also cut emissions by 80% by 2050.
  4. 4. 3. Committee on Climate ChangeCommittee On Climate Change 3rd Progress Report - Emissions increased by 3% - Underlying trend is flat - Need increase rate of GHG reduction
  5. 5. A huge challenge ...We need big changes
  6. 6. Economics of Climate Change Energy Efficiency in SE AsiaEE can reduce SEA region’s energy bill by US$1.34bn*annually*ReEx estimates 12
  7. 7. Low Carbon EconomyMore information……. www.decc.gov.uk www.theccc.org.uk www.adb.org
  8. 8. Energy Efficiency - “Green Deal” Energy Efficiency
  9. 9. Low Carbon TransportCongestion Charging
  10. 10. SE Asia could lose 6.7% of GDP by 2100, if non-market impacts and catastrophic risks are also taken into account. Extra slide 2 – CCC Lord Adair Turner (Chair) - Chair of the Financial Services Authority David Kennedy (Chief Executive - Previously World Bank Professor Michael Grubb - Chair of the international research network Climate Strategies Sir Brian Hoskins - Director of the Grantham Institute for Climate Change Professor Julia King - Vice-Chancellor of Aston University Lord Robert May – previously Chief Scientific Adviser to the UK Government Professor Jim Skea - Research Director at UK Energy Research Centre
  11. 11. Renewable Energy in the UK

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