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My 2050 - Energy Minister for a Day!

Do you have what it takes to be Energy Minister for a day?

The UK is committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80% by 2050. For this to happen, the UK economy should be transformed while ensuring secure, low-carbon energy supplies to 2050.

Using the MacKay Carbon Calculator, you can create pathways to find out how we might reduce the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050 and beyond.

How to Play

This interactive game gives you the choices on energy policy. Click the button below and choose your ‘levels of ambition’ for decarbonising different parts of the energy system, and the calculator then shows how your choices affect UK emissions expressed as ‘carbon dioxide equivalent’ (CO2e).

Click here to play!


On your next visit, come and explore Glasgow Science Centre's Powering the Future exhibition. You can get hands-on with a range of engaging energy themed exhibits. 

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