News stories

News stories listing

Report to Parliament highlights lack of progress made in reducing emissions – 30 June 2011

30 June 2011

The CCC's  progress report finds that emissions increased by 3% in 2010, mainly as a result of the colder winter months. After adjusting for weather impacts, emissions were broadly flat. This is incompatible with the 3% annual average emissions reduction required to meet the first four carbon budgets. A significant acceleration in the pace of emissions reductions is therefore required.

CCC shortlisted for a Climate Week Award – 4 March 2011

4 March 2011

The CCC has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Climate Week Awards under the category of "Best initiative by a Government or Statutory Body". The Committee entered its work on the 4th carbon budget report for consideration by the panel which included Lord Nicholas Stern and author Ian McEwan.