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Unabated Gas-fired generation – 24 May 2012

24 May 2012

The Committee on Climate Change has responded to recent media enquiries about the organisation’s view on unabated gas-fired generation: Chief Executive David Kennedy said:    “The Committee on Climate Change has recommended that the aim should be to reduce power sector emissions to 50 gCO2 / kWh by 2030 through investment in nuclear, renewables and CCS. […]

CCC’s response to draft Energy Bill – 23 May 2012

23 May 2012

Following the Draft Energy Bill announcement a CCC Spokesperson has said: “We welcome this draft legislative framework which takes forward our recommendations on arrangements to provide revenue security for investment in low carbon power generation technologies. “It’s what’s needed to bring forward investments at least cost to the consumer. There are questions around the level of ambition […]

CCC supports changes to building regulations that would link boiler replacement and building extensions with cavity and loft insulation -21 March 2012

13 March 2012

Lord Adair Turner, Chair of the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has written today to Andrew Stunell, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Communities and Local Government to express support for the proposed changes to the building regulations that would link boiler replacement and building extensions with cavity and loft insulation.

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Good progress made in Scotland to reduce emissions – 31 January 2012

31 January 2012

Good progress has been made in Scotland since 2009 to reduce emissions in order to tackle climate change, according to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC). The CCC today published it first progress report on emission reductions in Scotland, as requested by Scottish Ministers under the Climate Change Act (2009).

Good progress made in Scotland to reduce emissions – 31 January 2012

31 January 2012

Good progress has been made in Scotland since 2009 to reduce emissions in order to tackle climate change, according to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC). The CCC today published it first progress report on emission reductions in Scotland, as requested by Scottish Ministers under the Climate Change Act (2009).