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Government must act now to improve the quality of UK homes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to safeguard our comfort, health and wellbeing as the climate changes, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) says today.
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has issued the following statement in response to an article published in today’s Mail on Sunday newspaper, concerning allegations about conflicts of interest involving CCC Chairman, Lord Deben.
The Adaptation Committee welcomes Professor Richard Dawson who will serve for a three-year term, and thanks long-serving Committee member, Professor Jim Hall.
CCC welcomes Government’s plans for ‘net-zero hub’ of heavy industry, but urges an early target date
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) today welcomes news that the UK Government intends to help establish the UK’s first net zero carbon industrial cluster, backed up with £170 million of funding for research, development and deployment - although it urges an earlier target date.
Two members of the CCC’s Adaptation Committee, Rosalyn Schofield and Ece Ozdemiroglu, have been reappointed for a further three-year term.
Professor Piers Forster has been appointed to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) by the Secretary of State for Energy and Clean Growth, Claire Perry MP, and the devolved administrations.
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) welcomes news that the Government plans to develop the UK’s first facility to capture, store and use carbon by the mid-2020s.
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.