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The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) is marking ten years of the Climate Change Act. The Act, which also established the CCC, received royal assent on 26 November 2008.
Hydrogen is a credible option for the future. The UK must now prepare for the key decisions on zero-carbon energy.
Hydrogen is a credible option to help decarbonise the UK energy system but its role depends on early Government commitment and improved support to develop the UK’s industrial capability, says a new report by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC).
Reforms must prepare the UK countryside for climate change and ensure that our use of land supports reduced emissions
The Paris Agreement demands tougher action to remove greenhouse gas emissions from the atmosphere. We must, at the same time, prepare for the inevitable climate change that is already happening. In this context, current uses of land in the UK must change, the CCC says in two new reports.
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has today launched a new Call for Evidence to support is forthcoming advice to the UK Government and the Devolved Administrations on long-term targets for greenhouse gas emissions and the UK’s transition to a net zero-carbon economy.
Current approach to protecting England’s coastal communities from flooding and erosion not fit for purpose as the climate changes
A new, long-term approach to coastal management in England is urgently needed given the expected impacts of climate change, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) says in a new report.
The Government has today issued its official response to the CCC’s annual report assessing progress in reducing the UK’s emissions. The CCC's Chief Executive, Chris Stark, comments.
Lord Deben, Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change, has welcomed the Government’s formal request for the Committee’s expert advice on setting the UK's long-term emissions targets.
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) today welcomes the publication of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) Special Report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.
Scotland still outperforms the UK in reducing emissions but transport and agriculture remain significant challenges
Scotland continues to outperform the rest of the UK in reducing its greenhouse gas emissions, but successful strategies for energy and waste mask a lack of progress in other parts of the Scottish economy.
CCC Chief Executive, Chris Stark, responds to the Prime Minister’s announcement on electric vehicle funding at the Zero Emission Vehicle Summit in Birmingham.