This section contains a library of reports, publications and correspondence produced by the Committee on Climate Change and the Adaptation Sub Committee.
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Meeting Carbon Budgets – 2014 Progress Report to Parliament
This is our sixth statutory report to Parliament on progress towards meeting carbon budgets. In it we consider the latest data on emissions and their drivers. This year the report also includes a full assessment of how the first carbon …
Managing climate risks to well-being and the economy: ASC progress report 2014
The report investigates the threats and opportunities for the country from climate change, focusing on the risks to infrastructure, business and public health. It also provides an update on previous analysis on flooding, and considers the current capacity in the …
Annual Report and Accounts 2013 – 2014
The Committee’s 2013-2014 Annual Report & Accounts was laid in Parliament on 26th June 2014. It contains the CCC’s business objectives, achievements, sustainability policy and financial statements. Annual Report and Accounts 2013 – 2014
Corporate plan for 2014-2017
The Committee’s corporate plans set out our current and future work objectives and priorities. CCC Corporate Plan 2014 - 2017
Letter: Decision on whether to carry forward emissions
CCC has written to Greg Barker setting out advice on carrying forward emissions from the first carbon budget to the the second.
Reducing emissions in Scotland – 2014 progress report
This is our third report on Scotland’s progress towards meeting emission reduction targets, as requested by Scottish Ministers under the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009. The Scottish Act set a long-term target to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) by …
Consultation on water abstraction reforms – the case for Water Shares
Lord Krebs has written to DEFRA minister, Dan Rogerson on behalf of the Adaptation Sub-Committee (ASC) on the proposed reforms to the water abstraction regime. Read the letter to Dan Rogerson MP from Lord Krebs.
Letter: A sustainable, long – term plan for the Somerset Levels and Moors
This letter sets out advice from the Adaptation Sub-Committee (ASC) on the preparation of the 20-year plan for the Somerset Levels and Moors following the recent episodes of flooding. Read the letter to Owen Paterson from Lord Krebs. Read the annex …
Letter: Offer of support to the new Cabinet Committee on Flooding
This letter offers the new Cabinet Committee on Flooding the help and support of the Adaptation Sub-Committee (ASC) of the Committee on Climate Change. Read the letter from Lord Krebs to the Prime Minister in full.
Scrutiny of IPCC report “Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis”
During the House of Lords Energy Bill Debate on 28 October 2013, Viscount Ridley announced that there were nine ways in which the recent IPCC report (AR5) was less alarming and less certain than the previous IPCC report in 2007 …