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Committee on Climate Change assessment of science and international circumstances reinforces existing fourth carbon budget – 07 November 2013
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) today advised that there has been no significant change in the climate science, international and EU circumstances on which the fourth carbon budget (2023 – 2027) was set in 2011.
During the Adaptation Sub-Committee's recent launch of the report 'Managing the land in a changing climate', Richard Benyon (Minister for the Natural Environment and Fisheries), lent his support to the work of the Adaptation Sub Committee.
Lord Krebs invited to speak at the International Conference on Climate Change Adaptation, Beijing – July 2013
Lord Krebs, Chair of the Adaption Sub-Committee was invited to speak in China at the Adapting to Climate Change (ACCC) International Conference on Climate Change Adaptation this month.
Farming practices must change to maintain UK food production in more extreme climate say Government advisers on climate change – 10 July 2013
Climate change presents a risk to the supply of important goods and services from the land, says a new report published today by the Government’s advisers on climate change adaptation.
Good progress in some areas but much more needed to meet third and fourth carbon budgets – 26 June 2013
There has been good progress in 2012 implementing some of the measures required to meet carbon budgets said the Committee on Climate Change in its latest annual progress report to Parliament.
Government commitment to support investment in low-carbon technologies would secure significant savings for UK consumers – 23 May 2013
In a report on the Electricity Market Reform published today, the Committee on Climate Change presents new analysis showing that there are significant economic benefits from investing in a portfolio of low-carbon technologies through the 2020s rather than investing in gas-fired generation.
Reductions of around 20% in production emissions over the last two decades has limited growth in the UK’s carbon footprint, says the Committee on Climate Change in its latest report released today.
Scotland has continued to make progress reducing emissions, according to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC). The CCC today published its second progress report to Scottish Ministers, as requested under the Climate Change (Scotland) Act (2009). Scotland is committed to a series of annual emission reductions targets, which are currently legislated from 2010 to 2027. […]
The CCC urges government to seriously consider a further amendment to set the carbon intensity target in 2014. This would address widely-raised investor concerns and provide more confidence that there will be good value for money from the levy control framework funding.
CCC sets out position on Emissions Performance Standard for new gas-fired generation – 27 February 2013
The CCC responded to a request from Caroline Flint setting out the Committee’s position on an Emissions Performance Standard for new gas-fired generation.