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Roadmap for Carbon Neutrality 2050

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The 2050 Carbon Neutrality Roadmap for Portugal (RNC2050) was developed in alignment with the territorial dimension included in the National Spatial Planning Policy Program and incorporating the orientations of the Circular Economy Action Plan. The RNC2050 sets the path to carbon neutrality in a sustained manner, establishes the main guidelines and identifies cost-effective options to achieve this end in different socio-economic development scenarios. Achieving carbon neutrality implies changing from a linear, fossil fuel-based economic model to a circular, carbon-neutral model. It implies a profound transformation of society as we know it. This is a process that brings challenges, but above all opportunities, and only with everyone’s contribution will be possible to operate a just and cohesive transition.