Amongst other goals, the 25 years Plan lays out a strategic plan to take action to mitigate emissions and adapt to climate change effects by cutting greenhouse gas emissions including from land use, land use change, the agriculture and waste sectors and the use of fluorinated gases and implementing the Second National Adaptation Programme. Also, the plan outlines a expansion of the woodland cover and support protection of international forests. 

In the energy sector, the plan outlines a commitment to another policy - the Clean Growth Strategy - underscoring that UK will take action to eliminate unabated coal-fired electricity by 2025.