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16 December 2016
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16 December 2016 | News stories

Call for Evidence: Welsh Carbon Budgets

The Committee on Climate Change has been asked by the Welsh Government to provide advice on Welsh emissions targets and is seeking evidence to help with that task.
14 December 2016
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14 December 2016 | News stories

Call for Evidence: Scottish Climate Change Bill

The Scottish Government has committed to introducing a new Scottish Climate Change Bill. The Committee on Climate Change has been asked by the Scottish Government to provide advice on how the new Bill may look and is seeking evidence to help with that task.
13 October 2016
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13 October 2016 | News stories

Infographic: The future of heating in UK buildings

This infographic provides a snapshot of the key options for low-carbon heating. It accompanies the Committee on Climate Change's 2016 report, 'Next steps for UK heat policy'.
28 August 2015
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28 August 2015 | News stories

Adaptation Sub-Committee seeks new members

The UK Government is seeking to appoint two new members to serve on the Adaptation Sub-Committee (ASC) of the Committee on Climate Change. As a Sub-Committee member the successful applicants will be responsible for developing the work of the ASC, determining its strategic direction and providing impartial input into the Sub-Committee’s work. The ASC is made […]
24 March 2015
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24 March 2015 | News stories

Good progress but much more to do to fulfil Scotland’s ambition

A new report published today by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC)  concludes that Scotland has continued to make good progress towards meeting ambitious targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but that the Scottish Government will need to strengthen key policies to meet future targets.
13 March 2015
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13 March 2015 | News stories

Implications of the party leaders’ climate pledge for the Committee’s work

On February 14th 2015, the Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister and Leader of the Opposition published a joint statement highlighting the threat of climate change, the opportunity for the UK in responding to it and the importance of 2015 in accelerating action globally. We welcome the clarity which this statement provides, continuing the cross-party tradition […]
16 February 2015
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16 February 2015 | News stories

CCC welcomes climate change agreement

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) welcomes the signing of a joint pledge by the UK’s political leaders on tackling climate change. Matthew Bell, Chief Executive of the CCC said: “The Climate Change Act was passed with broad cross-party support.  It sets up the Committee on Climate Change as independent advisers to Parliament on issues relating to […]
26 January 2015
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26 January 2015 | News stories

Infrastructure Bill and UK energy mix

The Committee on Climate Change has been asked to comment on aspects of the current Infrastructure Bill in its role as independent advisers to Parliament on climate budgets. It is for the government of the day to decide which policies to pursue providing they are consistent with meeting its legal obligations to the carbon budgets […]
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