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A Post-2021/COP26 Summary Comparison of International Climate Policy Targets

With 2021 now behind us, and given the changes announced at COP26 in Glasgow, we thought it might be useful to summarize where some of the major economies now stand in terms of their climate policy targets.

Specifically, we summarize pledges and plans for GHG reductions, future energy mix, hydrogen production & consumption and carbon capture/sink targets.

Figure 1. Targets for GHGs, Power Gen, Hydrogen and CCUS (for selected economies)

1 – Proposed by European Commission; formal strategies have been adopted by several EU countries at national level;

2 – Land Use, Land-Use Change and Forestry