Net Zero: Ambition globally

Over two-thirds of global GDP is now under actual or intended net zero by mid-century emission targets

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By John Lang


As of 12 December 2020, over two-thirds of the world’s gross domestic product (GDP) by purchasing power parity (PPP) is being generated in places where authorities have set, or have proposed to set, a target of bringing carbon emissions to net zero by mid-century.

For the full suite of net zero countries, regions and companies, see our Net Zero Tracker.

For reaction to our latest net zero analysis, Taking Stock: A global assessment of net zero targets, and the UN climate convention's new 'Race to Zero' campaign, see our press release here.

The data used in this analysis is available on request.