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CCC responds to Government announcement of renewable energy auctions

23 July 2018

The Government today announced that it will hold auctions in 2019 for the supply of renewable energy, and then every two years. The Committee welcomes today’s announcement, while restating the need for a route to market for onshore wind, beyond remote island providers.

Government’s Road to Zero Strategy falls short, CCC says

10 July 2018

The Road to Zero Strategy contains welcome ambition to increase the number of electric vehicles on UK roads by 2030 and to increase new charging infrastructure in homes and on streets. But there are many missed opportunities too, the CCC says.

Apply the lessons of the past decade, or risk a poor deal for the public in the next

28 June 2018

Ten years after the Climate Change Act came into force, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) says the Government must learn the lessons of the last decade if it is to meet legally-binding targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the 2020s and 2030s. Unless action is taken now, the public faces an unnecessarily expensive […]

CCC congratulates former Chief Executive on OBE

11 June 2018

The former Chief Executive of the Committee on Climate Change, Matthew Bell, has received an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list in recognition of his contribution to combatting climate change.