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CCC welcomes UK Government boost for offshore wind

6 October 2020

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) today welcomes the Prime Minister’s commitment to boost the UK’s capacity to generate low-carbon power, delivering 40GW of electricity by 2030 in line with the CCC’s recommendations.

New website to host independent research on UK climate risk

3 August 2020

The Climate Change Risk Assessment Evidence Report is a collaborative effort involving over 130 organisations. As part of ongoing work on the Evidence Report, the CCC has launched a new website: www.ukclimaterisk.org. The new site will provide a digital home for some of the latest research on climate risk, and allow for wider engagement on the key issue of how the changing climate will affect our lives.

COVID-19 can be an historic turning point in tackling the global climate crisis

25 June 2020

Ministers must seize the opportunity to turn the COVID-19 crisis into a defining moment in the fight against climate change, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) says today. In its annual report to Parliament, the Committee provides comprehensive new advice to the Government on delivering an economic recovery that accelerates the transition to a cleaner, net-zero emissions economy and strengthens the country’s resilience to the impacts of climate change.