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Reducing our Fossil Fuel Dependency

Reducing our Fossil Fuel Dependency


London | Friday 25 March 2022

With energy costs & security at the forefront of many minds at the moment, the IEA produced an engaging energy report this week.

Crucially, it highlights one of the most simple yet effective actions any organisation can do for sustainability:  REDUCE USAGE.

Fig 1. 10 Point Plan to Cut Oil Use, IEA, 2022

Reducing our reliance on oil (and gas) is essential for:

1. Future energy security

2. Saving £££ on energy costs

3. Fighting the climate emergency

Fig 2. Estimated demand savings across the economy, IEA, 2022


At Net Zero Now we advise ambitious businesses on how best to reduce their climate impact.

Suggestions such as switching to train travel, electrification, promoting efficient delivery methods, and encouraging WFH are all highly effective methods of reducing oil consumption.

Your accountants will be delighted with the results too.

For more information on how your business can take the next step on your sustainability journey, contact us now at go@netzeronow.org


IEA (2022), A 10-Point Plan to Cut Oil Use, IEA, Paris https://www.iea.org/reports/a-10-point-plan-to-cut-oil-use

Cover Image: Paddington Station courtesy of Tomek Baginski on Unsplash

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