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Lord Deben, Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change, has welcomed the Government’s formal request for the Committee’s expert advice on setting the UK's long-term emissions targets.
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) today welcomes the publication of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) Special Report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.
Scotland still outperforms the UK in reducing emissions but transport and agriculture remain significant challenges
Scotland continues to outperform the rest of the UK in reducing its greenhouse gas emissions, but successful strategies for energy and waste mask a lack of progress in other parts of the Scottish economy.
CCC Chief Executive, Chris Stark, responds to the Prime Minister’s announcement on electric vehicle funding at the Zero Emission Vehicle Summit in Birmingham.
The Adaptation Sub-Committee of the Committee on Climate Change has a vacancy for a new independent member on its board.
The current UK heatwave and water shortages highlight the need for Government to redouble its efforts to address the risk from climate change, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) says.
The Government today announced that it will hold auctions in 2019 for the supply of renewable energy, and then every two years. The Committee welcomes today’s announcement, while restating the need for a route to market for onshore wind, beyond remote island providers.
Permission has today been refused for the application for a judicial review into the Government’s decision not to amend the UK’s 2050 emission reduction target following the 2015 Paris Agreement.
The Government has today published the second National Adaptation Programme (NAP) for England, setting out how it intends to manage the increasing risks from flooding, drought, heat, sea level rise and severe weather. The Committee has responded.
The Road to Zero Strategy contains welcome ambition to increase the number of electric vehicles on UK roads by 2030 and to increase new charging infrastructure in homes and on streets. But there are many missed opportunities too, the CCC says.