United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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🧍‍♂🧍‍♀️ 67,886,000 🏭 Annual emissions 379.04 mt CO2 EuropeG7

United Kingdom's Climate Change Impact


  • 🎉 Pledge net zero by 2050 (in law)
  • 🚗 Ban ICE (diesel and petrol) vehicles by 2030
  • 💰 Funding climate change ($4,099,440,000)
  • 🌞 Uses solar power (4%)
  • 🍃 Uses wind power (20%)
  • 🌊 Uses hydro power (1%)
  • 🌅 Other renewables power (~10%)


  • 😠 Electricity from renewable sources too low (36%)
  • 🤬 Electricity from fossil fuels too high (45.38%)
  • 🤮 2% of electricity still from coal
  • 🛢 Electricity from oil (2%)
  • ⛽ Electricity from natural gas (41%)
  • ☢️ Uses nuclear power (17%)

Percentages rounded from 2019 data.

📈 United Kingdom is rank 187 out of 195 countries for Climate Change.

How would you rate United Kingdom's Environmental Impact?

Is the United Kingdom part of the IEA (International Energy Agency)?

Yes, United Kingdom is part country member of the IEA, working together in partnership on tackling the emerging energy challenges.

What is United Kingdom's renewable vs fossil fuel energy mix?

United Kingdom uses 36% energy from renewable sources compared to 45.38% energy from fossil fuel sources.

United Kingdom's Climate Change Action

A list of some of United Kingdom's common climate change questions.

Have United Kingdom's government pledged to ban diesel and petrol cars?

Yes, United Kingdom have plans to ban ICE cars by 2030.

Have United Kingdom's government pledged to be a net zero country?

Yes, United Kingdom have pledged to be a net zero country by 2050.

Does United Kingdom's electricity mix still contain coal?

Yes, United Kingdom's electricity does still contain coal as part of the countries energy mix.

Does United Kingdom's generate nuclear electricity?

Yes, United Kingdom's does generate nuclear electricity.

United Kingdom's Climate Change Resources

National Climate Change Entity

Are you looking for your countries department for action against climate change? If so, the website below is United Kingdom's dedicated environment and global warming resource. We encourage everyone to put pressure on local and national government's to put climate change high on their priority and to push forward with climate positive laws.

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

United Kingdom's Comparison Against Countries

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