The world has a goal:  

Net Zer0 Emissions      

Informed by leading global climate researchers, this site offers definitions, standards and tools for getting to net zero.

Tools for Setting and achieving a Net Zero Target

Browse our library of the most relevant tools helping institutions of all kinds set and achieve their net zero targets. 

How to set a net zero target

As net zero targets are being set, questions arise about how current net zero targets align. We present criteria based on a summary of current practices, identifying areas of convergence and divergence.

Greenhouse Gas Removal for a net zero world

Nature-based Solutions for a net zero world

Green Recovery policies for a Net zero World

News and Events

Launched: ICC SME Climate Hub – Action tools for small and medium-sized businesses
Launched: ICC SME Climate Hub – Action tools for small and medium-sized businesses

The SME Climate Hub has joined forces with Oxford University to provide small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with tools and resources to help them take climate action. Ahead of the 5th anniversary of the Paris Agreement signing, the freely ... Read more

Oxford Net Zero: Understanding what it will take to halt global warming
Oxford Net Zero: Understanding what it will take to halt global warming

With Joe Biden in the White House, 2021 could be the year the world embraces net zero: but universities still have work to do to turn a trendy phrase into meaningful action to halt the climate crisis. If it weren’t for Covid-19, the annual UN ... Read more

The Fossil Fuel Industry Knows How To Stop Global Warming, But Why Don’t They? – Myles Allen
The Fossil Fuel Industry Knows How To Stop Global Warming, But Why Don’t They? – Myles Allen

Oxford University climate science scholar Myles Allen presented this Ted Talk at Countdown: a global initiative to accelerate solutions to the climate crisis. The fossil fuel industry knows how to stop global warming, but they’re waiting ... Read more

Oxford Launches New Principles For Credible Carbon Offsetting
Oxford Launches New Principles For Credible Carbon Offsetting

The University of Oxford has launched new principles for credible carbon offsetting to provide guidelines to help ensure offsetting actually helps to achieve a net zero society. Carbon offsetting is a widespread tool in efforts to achieve net ... Read more

Conference of Parties Delayed To 2021 – Informal Dialogues To Be Held November 2020
Conference of Parties Delayed To 2021 – Informal Dialogues To Be Held November 2020

On the same week when nations around the world would have come together to negotiate climate ambition this year, a series of voluntary, informal dialogues will be held between leaders of industry and government as well as with youth activists on Read more

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