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5 December 2019 News story

CCC launches Call for Evidence to inform advice on UK’s Sixth Carbon Budget

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has launched a new Call for Evidence to inform its advice to the UK Government on the Sixth Carbon Budget, due to be published in September 2020.
2 November 2019 News story

CCC welcomes Treasury Net Zero Review

The Treasury has announced that it intends to conduct a review into the costs of the UK’s transition to a Net Zero economy. The CCC has issued a response.
17 October 2019 News story
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CCC to publish Sixth Carbon Budget in September 2020

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) will publish its recommendation on the level of the Sixth Carbon Budget in September 2020, CCC Chairman Lord Deben has announced.
17 October 2019 Publication

Letter: Treasury decarbonisation funding review

This is a letter from CCC Chairman, Lord Deben to Simon Clarke MP about the Treasury decarbonisation funding review.
15 October 2019 News story

Committee comments on Government response to CCC’s 2019 Progress Report

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has issued a statement following today’s publication of the Government’s official response to the CCC’s 2019 Progress Report to Parliament.
11 October 2019 News story

New senior team for the Committee on Climate Change

The CCC has made two new senior appointments to its secretariat, concluding a process which delivers a new-look leadership team for the organisation.
10 October 2019 Publication

Behaviour change, public engagement and Net Zero (Imperial College London)

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) appointed Dr. Richard Carmichael from Imperial College London to work with us on understanding the potential for people to make choices that can contribute to reducing emissions, and what this means for policy.
24 September 2019 Publication

Letter: International aviation and shipping and net zero

This is a letter from CCC Chairman, Lord Deben to Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP about net-zero and the approach to international aviation and shipping (IAS) emissions.
10 September 2019 News story

CCC welcomes international backing for UK to host the COP26 climate summit

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has responded to news that the UK has received international backing to host the COP26 climate summit in 2020.
3 September 2019 News story

CCC welcomes action to tackle climate change in Scottish Programme for Government

The Scottish Government’s plan for the coming year demonstrates its clear commitment to continue leading the UK in tackling climate change, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) says today.