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Recent events at Whaley Bridge dam in Derbyshire have raised questions about UK infrastructure and its ability to cope with a changing climate. In response, the Committee on Climate Change has issued a brief statement.
The UK has legislated for net-zero emissions by 2050 – now the UK Government must show it is serious about its legal obligations to tackle and prepare for climate change, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) says today.
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has responded to news that the UK Government will bring forward legislation to set a Net Zero target into law. The announcement was made today by the Prime Minister, Theresa May.
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has responded to correspondence from Chris Skidmore MP, Interim Minister of State for Energy and Clean Growth, about the carry-forward of surplus emissions from the second carbon budget (2013-2017).
Phase out greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 to end UK contribution to global warming. The UK can end its contribution to global warming within 30 years by setting an ambitious new target to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) says today.
The CCC has launched a call for evidence to identify relevant published information about the risks and opportunities facing the UK from climate change.
Keith Bell, Professor of electronic and electrical engineering at the University of Strathclyde, has been appointed to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) by the UK Government and Devolved Administrations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
On 2 May, the CCC will publish new advice on the UK's long-term climate change targets. Ahead of that report to Government, CCC Chief Executive, Chris Stark, addressed the Business Green Leaders Briefing to share his observations about the 'climate choices' that lie ahead.
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) welcomes news that the UK Government intends to implement a series of new measures to help reduce the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions and tackle climate change.
Government must act now to improve the quality of UK homes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to safeguard our comfort, health and wellbeing as the climate changes, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) says today.