The net-zero transition: What it would cost, what it could bring

– This McKinsey report offers a detailed look at the economic and societal impact of the transition to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

About the authors

Hauke Engel is a partner in McKinsey’s Nairobi office; Mekala Krishnan is a partner in the Boston office; Hamid Samandari and Humayun Tai are senior partners in the New York office; and Simran Khural is a consultant in the Houston office.


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