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The front page of the Sunday Telegraph this week (13.10.14) suggested that we should ‘rip up the Climate Change Act’. We set out our response in this note.
New analysis by the CCC, submitted today to the Government’s fuel poverty strategy consultation, suggests that targeting energy efficiency (in particular insulation) and low-carbon heat measures at the fuel poor would lead to the achievement of both fuel poverty and carbon reduction targets at least cost.
Professor Samuel Fankhauser and Professor Martin Parry, two of the founding members of the Adaptation Sub-Committee, are stepping down after fulfilling their five-year terms.
Lord Deben has today announced Matthew Bell as the new Chief Executive of the Committee on Climate Change (CCC).
The CCC has launched a call for evidence to seek views on the appropriateness of a draft set of adaptation indicators.
The Committee on Climate Change welcomes the government’s decision not to change the fourth carbon budget.
The latest CCC progress report concludes that carbon budgets can be met at affordable cost, but will require the strengthening of key policies.
The resilience of transport networks, homes, hospitals and water supplies in England need to be enhanced.
David Kennedy, Chief Executive of the Committee on Climate Change, has announced he will be leaving to take on a new role.
The CCC has recommended that emission reduction targets should not be relaxed for the second carbon budget period.