Academics at the University of Oxford have called for rigorous net zero ‘ground rules’ – encompassing laws, regulation and policy – to be implemented and enforced across the world, in an article published in Nature Climate Change today. 

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The authors argue that voluntary action has reached its limits, and that it is time for legally enforceable rules to be implemented globally.

Among the authors involved in the study are Kaya Axelsson, Research Fellow at ECI and Head of Policy and Partnerships at Oxford Net Zero, and also Prof Myles Allen, Climate Programme Lead at the ECI.

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