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Reducing emissions in Scotland – 2015 progress report

This is our fourth 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 …


Letter: Preserving the integrity of the UK’s Climate Change Regime

A letter from Edward Davey MP, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change seeking advice from the CCC on how to deal with a ‘loophole’ in in the carbon budgets system whilst maintaining the integrity of the UK’s approach to tackling climate change.


Letter: Response to the consultation on changes to the Display Energy Certificates regime in public buildings

A letter from Lord Deben, Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change, setting out the case for not weakening the Display Energy Certificate regime for public buildings.


Letter: Response to the Environmental Audit Committee

To: Rt Hon. Joan Walley MP, Chair Environmental Audit Committee A letter from Matthew Bell, Chief Executive of the Committee on Climate Change, responding to the EAC’s letter of 4 February asking for our assessment of the consistency of UK …


Letter: Further measures needed to promote sustainable drainage in new development

To: Rt Hon. Elizabeth Truss MP, DEFRA Secretary of State A letter from Lord Krebs, Chairman of the Adaptation Sub-Committee, suggesting further steps are necessary to make sure the proposed changes to the planning system are successful in promoting sustainable drainage …


Letter: Inclusion of Nitrogen Trifluoride in the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009 targeted gases

To: Dr Aileen McLeod MSP, Scotland Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform A letter from Lord Deben advising on the inclusion of the fluorinated greenhouse gas Nitrogen Trifluoride (NF3) in the list of targeted greenhouse gases under the …


Letter: Response to Airports Commission consultation on increasing the UK’s long-term aviation capacity

To: Sir Howard Davies, Chairman, Airports Commission The CCC has written to the Airports Commission in response to their consultation on increasing the UK’s long-term aviation capacity. The letter recommends that given the need to limit aviation demand growth in …


Letter: Designing Flood Re to encourage flood risk reduction

To: Brendan McCafferty, Chief Executive, Flood Re This letter from Lord Krebs, Chairman of the Adaptation Sub-Committee to the newly appointed Flood Re Chief Executive sets out advice on how to design Flood Re (flood insurance proposals) to encourage reduction …


Letter: Fuel Poverty Strategy Consultation response

In a letter to Amber Rudd, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, the CCC advised that addressing fuel poverty and meeting carbon budgets can (and should) go hand in hand. New analysis by the Committee, submitted to the Government’s fuel poverty strategy consultation, …


Letter: Update on the work of the Adaptation Sub-Committee for Scotland

A letter from Lord Krebs, Chairman of the Adaptation Sub-Committee updating on progress regarding the assessment of the Scottish Climate Change Adaptation Programme and the Climate Change Risk Assessment.

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