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The Carbon Budget Order 2021

19 August 2021
Amends/Commences: The Carbon Budget Orders 2009 - 2021 

Comes into force: 23rd June 2021
Jurisdiction: UK

Every 5 years a new carbon budget needs to be set to cap the maximum level of the net UK carbon account. The carbon budget for the 2033-2037 budgetary period has been set at 965 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent.
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