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The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) today welcomes the publication of the UK Government’s response to its June 2020 Progress Report and its renewed commitment to a greener, fairer and more resilient economic recovery from COVID-19.
Scotland must become the first UK nation to set out a net-zero-compatible plan, the CCC says today. Doing so would put it ahead of the rest of the UK, as Scotland seeks to become the UK’s first net-zero economy by 2045.
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.
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) is deeply saddened by the death of Professor Dame Georgina Mace, a member of its Adaptation Committee.
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.
The Committee on Climate Change has today responded to the Chancellor's summer economic update 'A Plan for Jobs' , acknowledging the focus of support towards green jobs.
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.
The Committee on Climate Change has paid tribute to one of its founding members, Professor Robert (Bob) May, the Lord May of Oxford, who sadly died on 28 April.
Managing the impacts of the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak is of considerable concern to everyone at the Committee on Climate Change.
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) today welcomes new measures to reduce emissions and improve the UK’s resilience to climate change in the Government’s Budget 2020, but says new investment must now be supported by longer-term policies to get UK climate action back on track.