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Scotland’s plan to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions into the 2030s will need to bring forward firmer policies in transport, heating and other sectors if it is to remain world-leading, the Committee on Climate Change says.
The Adaptation Sub-Committee (ASC) of the Committee on Climate Change is seeking two new expert members. The appointees will be responsible for helping to steer the work of the ASC, determining its strategic direction and providing impartial input into the Sub-Committee’s work.
Policies to tackle climate change – including measures to shift towards a low-carbon electricity system and improve the energy efficiency of UK homes – account for just 9% of the typical ‘dual fuel’ household energy bill, independent analysis by the CCC shows.
Adrian Gault has been appointed to lead the secretariat of the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) as interim Chief Executive, whilst a process is undertaken to appoint a new Chief Executive later this year.
The UK’s transition to a resilient, low-carbon economy is in danger of being derailed by a lack of Government action on climate change, the Committee on Climate Change says.
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) today announces that Dr. Rebecca Heaton has been appointed to the Committee to strengthen its expertise in business affairs.
The Scottish Government is proposing to table historic new climate change legislation in the Autumn. It has asked the Committee on Climate Change to provide independent advice on central aspects of that legislation. The Committee has now provided that advice.
Action to tackle climate change and improve energy efficiency has occurred alongside reductions in household energy bills since the Climate Change Act was passed, new analysis by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) shows.
This infographic accompanies the CCC's 2017 Energy Prices and Bills report.
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) will shortly provide advice to the Welsh Government on future emissions targets. The CCC sought evidence to help with that task. Read the responses we received.