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Independent advice to government on building a low-carbon economy and preparing for climate change

The data behind the CCC’s fifth carbon budget

6 July 2016 Blogs
Last week the Government agreed to set the fifth carbon budget at the level recommended by the Committee on Climate Change. Today, for the first time, we are pleased to release a detailed set of data from the analysis that underpinned our advice. The Committee recommended a 57% reduction in UK emissions...
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Climate science remains robust despite claims in the Mail

26 March 2013 Blogs
Parliament has given the CCC the responsibility to constantly monitor the science upon which we depend to guide our responses to the threat of climate change. Like all scientists, we always take a sceptical stance, testing each assertion against the evidence and ensuring proper peer review of every important finding....