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7 May 2019 Publication

Modelling ‘leadership-driven’ scenarios of the global mitigation effort (UCL Energy Institute)

This report by the UCL Energy Institute was produced to support the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC) 2019 report Net Zero: The UK’s contribution to stopping global warming.This research provided supporting information for Chapter 3 of the CCC’s report, considering an appropriate UK contribution to the global effort.
7 May 2019 Publication

The UK’s contribution to a Paris-consistent global emissions reduction pathway (Grantham Institute, Imperial College London)

This report by the Grantham Institute, Imperial College London was produced to support the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC) 2019 report Net Zero: The UK’s contribution to stopping global warming.This research provided supporting information for Chapter 3 of the CCC’s report, considering an appropriate UK contribution to the global effort.
7 May 2019 Publication

Accelerated Electrification and the GB Electricity System

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) commissioned Vivid Economics and Imperial College to consider the energy system implications of accelerated uptake of electric vehicles and hybrid heat pumps, compared to the CCC’s Fifth Carbon Budget Central scenario, with a focus on network implications.
2 May 2019 Publication

Net Zero – The UK’s contribution to stopping global warming

This report responds to a request from the Governments of the UK, Wales and Scotland, asking the Committee to reassess the UK's long-term emissions targets.
2 May 2019 News story

Phase out greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 to end UK contribution to global warming

Phase out greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 to end UK contribution to global warming. The UK can end its contribution to global warming within 30 years by setting an ambitious new target to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) says today.
2 May 2019 Publication

Net Zero – Technical Report

This technical report accompanies the 'Net Zero' advice report which is the Committee's recommendation to the UK Government and Devolved Administrations on the date for a net-zero emissions target in the UK and revised long-term targets in Scotland and Wales.
17 April 2019 Publication

Net Zero – Responses to Call for Evidence

On 15 October 2018 the governments of the UK, Scotland and Wales asked the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) to provide advice on the UK and Devolved Administrations’ long-term climate change targets. The Committee launched a call for evidence to help inform that advice. These are the responses we received.
15 April 2019 News story

CCC launches Call for Evidence on UK risks and opportunities from climate change

The CCC has launched a call for evidence to identify relevant published information about the risks and opportunities facing the UK from climate change.
4 April 2019 News story

Professor Keith Bell appointed to Committee on Climate Change

Keith Bell, Professor of electronic and electrical engineering at the University of Strathclyde, has been appointed to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) by the UK Government and Devolved Administrations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
25 March 2019 Publication

Updating an assessment of the costs and benefits of low-regret climate change adaptation options in the residential buildings sector

Updating an assessment of the costs and benefits of low-regret climate change adaptation options in the residential buildings sector. This report, by Wood, accompanies the CCC's UK housing: Fit for the future? report, published in February 2019.