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Net Zero by 2050: A Roadmap for the Global Energy Sector

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This special report, prepared at the request of the UK President of the COP 26, incorporates the insights and lessons learned from both reports to create a comprehensive and detailed pathway, or roadmap, to achieve net‐zero energy‐related and industrial process COemissions globally by 2050. It assesses the costs achieving this goal, the likely impacts on employment and the economy, and the wider implications for the world. It also highlights the key milestones for technologies, infrastructure, investment and policy that are needed along the road to 2050.