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UK should commit to a 60% cut in emissions by 2030 as a contribution to global efforts to combat climate change – 7 December 2010

7 December 2010

The Committee on Climate Change today recommended a carbon budget for 2023-27 and a target for emissions reductions in 2030 – halfway between now and 2050. The recommended target for 2030, to cut emissions by 60% relative to 1990 levels (46% relative to current levels), would then require a 62% emissions reduction from 2030 to meet the 2050 target in the Climate Change Act.

CCC publishes expenditure data online – 19 November 2010

19 November 2010

The Committee on Climate Change today publishes details of all expenditure by month that exceeds £500 on its website. This is part of the Committee’s commitment to transparency and is in line with the Government’s transparency agenda.