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The Politics of Climate Change – 5 June 2009

5 June 2009

Politicians, including ex-Prime Minister Tony Blair, business leaders and climate change experts, came together at the London School of Economics last week to discuss how a low-carbon economy could be built in the UK.

Carbon budgets now require an ambitious roadmap to meet them – 24 April 2009

24 April 2009

Baroness Wilcox, Opposition Spokesperson for Energy and Climate Change chaired a lively seminar event this morning, where delegates discussed how the ambitious targets set in the Carbon Budgets this week, will be met. Keynote speaker David Kennedy, Chief Executive of the CCC, set out the committee’s recommendations, which if met by Government action, will see the UK leading globally in the fight against climate change.

Action must follow setting of carbon budgets – 22 April 2009

22 April 2009

The CCC has welcomed the Government’s acceptance of their carbon budget targets, which, if successful, will see a 34% reduction in emissions of greenhouse gases by 2020. The Government also confirmed that they will not purchase offset credits up to 2020 to meet the budgets, ensuring that real action to tackle climate change happens within the UK.