CCC influence on policy

The Committee on Climate Change’s advice on carbon budgets and targets is directly reflected in legislation and the Government’s carbon strategy. In advising on setting and meeting carbon budgets, the Committee undertakes detailed sectoral analysis, and as a result has made a number of key recommendations which are reflected in areas of energy and climate policy including:

Carbon budgets and targets

Power sector

Buildings

Transport

  • Focus on and financial support for development of electric vehicle markets

Agriculture

  • Ambition for agriculture emissions reductions and industry action plan

Bioenergy

Devolved administrations

Adaptation

A number of recent announcements by the Government have incorporated the advice of the Adaptation Sub Committee including: