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10 September 2018
Blogs
10 September 2018 | Blogs

Cleaning up the UK’s heating systems: new insights on low-carbon heat

Low-carbon heating is amongst the toughest challenges facing climate policy. Mike Hemsley, Senior Power Analyst at the Committee on Climate Change (CCC), summarises new insights on achieving near-zero emissions by 2050 from heating the UK’s buildings.
27 July 2018
Blogs
27 July 2018 | Blogs

Fake emissions tests cheat consumers and the environment

New evidence suggests that recently-introduced EU emissions tests for cars and vans are already being manipulated by car manufacturers. Ellie Davies, the CCC’s Transport Analyst, explains why that’s bad news for the UK’s climate change targets, and the public.
10 July 2018
Blogs
10 July 2018 | Blogs

Road to Zero: A missed opportunity?

The development of the Government’s Road to Zero Strategy offered a unique opportunity for policy-makers to set out their vision for a cleaner, greener UK transport system. Although encouraging in parts, overall the Strategy still leaves plenty of questions unanswered, says Ewa Kmietowicz.
10 July 2018
News stories
10 July 2018 | News stories

Government’s Road to Zero Strategy falls short, CCC says

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.
5 July 2018
Blogs
5 July 2018 | Blogs

The heat is on: the importance of resilient water supplies

Whilst the recent warm weather has been a welcome treat for some of us, extended hot and dry periods put extra pressure on UK water supplies. Climate change is only adding to the problem. David Style says steps must be taken now, by regulators, water companies and individuals, to ensure the taps don’t run dry in the years ahead.
3 July 2018
Publication
3 July 2018 | Publication

Annual Report and Accounts 2017-2018

The Committee’s 2017-2018 Annual Report and Accounts presents the CCC’s business objectives, achievements, sustainability policy and financial statements for that period.
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