‘A carbon scoreboard should be introduced for policymakers’

This is just one of the suggestions from think tank Bright Blue and engineering services firm WSP, which have laid out a set of net zero guidelines

A carbon scoreboard should be introduced to measure how new policies align with net carbon emissions.

This is just one of the suggestions from think tank Bright Blue and engineering services firm WSP, which have collaborated on a range of new ideas to accelerate the delivery of the UK's 2050 net zero commitment.

Both groups say net zero commitments are 'more urgent than ever for the UK Government and businesses' - some of their proposed ideas include the introduction of 'carbon pound', which is a virtual representation in terms of money for the environmental impact of purchased products and services chosen by consumers.

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