The Paris Agreement demands tougher action to remove greenhouse gas emissions from the atmosphere. We must, at the same time, prepare for the inevitable climate change that is already happening. In this context, current uses of land in the UK must change, the CCC says in two new reports.
This report by the Committee on Climate Change assesses the role of biomass – wood, plants and organic waste – in the global strategy to tackle climate change.
This report by the Committee on Climate Change assesses the role of land use change in meeting climate change mitigation and adaptation objectives.
The Committee's Adaptation Sub-Committee (ASC) commissioned AECOM to produce two reports assessing adaption actions in the UK's cities and natural environment.
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has today launched a new Call for Evidence to support is forthcoming advice to the UK Government and the Devolved Administrations on long-term targets for greenhouse gas emissions and the UK’s transition to a net zero-carbon economy.
The Government has today issued its official response to the CCC’s annual report assessing progress in reducing the UK’s emissions. The CCC's Chief Executive, Chris Stark, comments.
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.
This letter from Lord Deben, CCC Chairman, is a specific assessment by the Committee of the Department for Transport's Road to Zero Strategy.
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.
CCC Chief Executive, Chris Stark, responds to the Prime Minister’s announcement on electric vehicle funding at the Zero Emission Vehicle Summit in Birmingham.