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Global aviation emissions must be capped to tackle climate change – 9 September 2009

9 September 2009

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has advised the UK Government ahead of talks at Copenhagen that global aviation emissions should be capped as part of a wider global agreement to tackle climate change.  Developed countries will need to take the lead in making significant reductions in cutting aviation emissions, ensuring that these are no higher – and possibly lower – than 2005 levels in the period to 2050.

CCC’s first Annual Report published – 16 July 2009

16 July 2009

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) today published its first Annual Report and Accounts for the period ended 31 March 2009. The CCC is an independent organisation whose role is to advise the UK Government and Devolved Administrations on climate change.

Turning low-carbon vision into reality – 8 July 2009

8 July 2009

Over the past few weeks, the environmental audit committee (EAC) has been interviewing scientists, climate change campaigners and others to determine whether the carbon budgets recommended by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) are ambitious enough.