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2020 must be the year of climate action

18 December 2019 Insights
Much has been written about 2019’s General Election – much more will be said about the decisive result and its implications, writes CCC Chief Executive, Chris Stark. GE2019 was not quite ‘the climate election’, as some had billed it, but it was the election where a seismic shift occurred in...

Chris Stark: 2019 promises some of the most important work we’ve ever produced

11 January 2019 Insights
A very happy new year from the CCC. In 2018 we celebrated the tenth anniversary of the Climate Change Act, which established the Committee on Climate Change. As we enter our second decade, we’re in rude health. 2019 promises some of the most important work we’ve ever produced. The commentary...
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The CCC’s new Chief Executive relishes the challenges ahead

3 May 2018 Insights
A decade on, let’s celebrate what the CCC has achieved and restate the arguments for its creation, writes new Chief Executive, Chris Stark. I’m delighted to get started as Chief Executive at the Committee on Climate Change (CCC). I regard this as one of the ‘big gigs’ in this field...