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UK MPs to evaluate potential of hydrogen

A working group will report in June on how hydrogen can help decarbonise the economy

In 2018, the UK government committed to bring all greenhouse gas (GHG) emission to net zero by 2050. In doing so, the UK became the first major economy to pass laws to end its contribution to global warming. Reaching this target requires extensive change across all sectors. And there has been progress to date. For example, recent analysis has shown that coal now accounts for less than 2pc of all electricity generated in the UK, with coal use collapsing by 93pc since 2015. While there has been clear and world-leading progress in areas such as energy supply, the pace of change has been slower in industry. The Committee on Climate Change, in its most recent progress report to Parliament, stated

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