18 December 2019 Insights
Much has been written about 2019’s General Election – much more will be said about the decisive result and its implications. GE2019 was not quite ‘the climate election’, as some had billed it, but it was the election where a seismic shift occurred in the ambitions of the main political parties in addressing climate change. Reaching net-zero emissions UK-wide is now baked in and attention must turn to making it happen.
5 December 2019 News story
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
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
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
This is a letter from CCC Chairman, Lord Deben to Simon Clarke MP about the Treasury decarbonisation funding review.
15 October 2019 News story
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
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
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
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
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.