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13 February 2019 Publication

The future of UK aviation: Letter from Lord Deben to Chris Grayling

This is a letter from CCC Chairman, Lord Deben, to the Secretary of State for Transport, the Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, about the future of UK aviation. The letter sets out the Committee's views on the Government's recently published consultation, Aviation 2050 - the future of UK aviation. 
3 February 2019 News story

Response to article in the Mail on Sunday

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has issued the following statement in response to an article published in today’s Mail on Sunday newspaper, concerning allegations about conflicts of interest involving CCC Chairman, Lord Deben.
30 January 2019 News story
Richard Dawson and Jim Hall

Professor Richard Dawson appointed to the CCC’s Adaptation Committee

The Adaptation Committee welcomes Professor Richard Dawson who will serve for a three-year term, and thanks long-serving Committee member, Professor Jim Hall.
11 January 2019 Blog

Chris Stark: 2019 promises some of the most important work we’ve ever produced

A very happy new year from the CCC. In 2018 we celebrated the tenth anniversary of the Climate Change Act, which established the Committee on Climate Change. As we enter our second decade, we’re in rude health. 2019 promises some of the most important work we’ve ever produced.
21 December 2018 News story
Flooding on King's Staith, York, England, United Kingdom

CCC to advise the Government on its third assessment of UK climate change risks

The UK Government has formally asked the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) to prepare an independent Evidence Report to support the UK’s third comprehensive assessment of the risks and opportunities from climate change.
13 December 2018 News story

CCC welcomes Government’s plans for ‘net-zero hub’ of heavy industry, but urges an early target date  

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) today welcomes news that the UK Government intends to help establish the UK’s first net zero carbon industrial cluster, backed up with £170 million of funding for research, development and deployment - although it urges an earlier target date.
13 December 2018 News story

Rosalyn Schofield and Ece Ozdemiroglu reappointed to Adaptation Committee

Two members of the CCC’s Adaptation Committee, Rosalyn Schofield and Ece Ozdemiroglu, have been reappointed for a further three-year term.
12 December 2018 Publication

Bioenergy Call for Evidence report

This report summarises the responses received to a Call for Evidence the Committee on Climate Change ran in late 2017 and early 2018 to inform its 'Biomass in a low-carbon economy' report.
12 December 2018 Publication

Exploring the economics of land use change (JBA Consulting)

This report by JBA Consulting was produced to support the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC) 2018 report on Land use: Reducing emissions and preparing for climate change (2018) report.
4 December 2018 Publication

Steps to scaling up UK sustainable bioenergy supply (CEH)

This technical annex, by Dr Jeanette Whitaker, was produced to support the Committee on Climate Change's 2018 report on the role of biomass in a low-carbon economy.