The Nordic countries have set ambitious policies to support the decarbonisation of their energy systems by 2050.

Denmark’s target is to have the entire energy supply covered by renewable energy, expected to result in a 75% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.

Finland has a vision of cutting emissions by 80% in 2050 as part of a wider international effort.

Iceland has set the target of 50-75% cuts in net greenhouse gas emissions as an aspirational goal for 2050.

Norway aims to be carbon-neutral by 2050.

Sweden plans to have no net emissions of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere by 2050.

Data sources: EEA, National governments (DK, FI, IS, NO, SE)