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The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has responded to news that the UK Government will bring forward legislation to set a Net Zero target into law. The announcement was made today by the Prime Minister, Theresa May.
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has responded to correspondence from Chris Skidmore MP, Interim Minister of State for Energy and Clean Growth, about the carry-forward of surplus emissions from the second carbon budget (2013-2017).
Phase out greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 to end UK contribution to global warming. The UK can end its contribution to global warming within 30 years by setting an ambitious new target to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) says today.
The CCC has launched a call for evidence to identify relevant published information about the risks and opportunities facing the UK from climate change.
Keith Bell, Professor of electronic and electrical engineering at the University of Strathclyde, has been appointed to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) by the UK Government and Devolved Administrations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Government must act now to improve the quality of UK homes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to safeguard our comfort, health and wellbeing as the climate changes, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) says today.
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has issued the following statement in response to an article published in today’s Mail on Sunday newspaper, concerning allegations about conflicts of interest involving CCC Chairman, Lord Deben.
The Adaptation Committee welcomes Professor Richard Dawson who will serve for a three-year term, and thanks long-serving Committee member, Professor Jim Hall.
CCC welcomes Government’s plans for ‘net-zero hub’ of heavy industry, but urges an early target date
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) today welcomes news that the UK Government intends to help establish the UK’s first net zero carbon industrial cluster, backed up with £170 million of funding for research, development and deployment - although it urges an earlier target date.
Two members of the CCC’s Adaptation Committee, Rosalyn Schofield and Ece Ozdemiroglu, have been reappointed for a further three-year term.