Net Zero Festival: The economic case for net zero

BusinessGreen staff
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VIDEO: Chris Stark, CEO of the Committee on Climate Change, explains how rapid innovation is making the economic case for a net zero transition even more compelling every year

Chris Stark is one of the most influential figures in UK climate policy circles. As CEO of Committee on Climate Change - the government's independent climate advisory body - the report's and recommendations produced by Stark and his team are essential reading for policymakers and business leaders alike. 

At BusinessGreen's recent Net Zero Festival, Stark provided the economic case for a net zero emissions target, highlighting key data showing that thanks to ongoing innovation, the GDP costs of transition are rapidly declining, making the case more compelling every year. 

His full speech and slides - which are essential viewing for anyone with a part to play in the net zero transition - can be watched in full above.

All of the panel debates, keynote speeches, and presentations from the world's first Net Zero Festival - which took place over three days from 30 September featuring hundreds of top speakers from business, politics and academia - are now available to watch again on demand through the Net Zero Festival website.

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