The Committee's 2015 Progress Report to Parliament. It covers both progress towards meeting carbon budgets and progress on adaptation to climate change and includes the Adaptation Sub-Committee's first ever statutory assessment of the National Adaptation Programme.
Supporting information Coastal erosion Surface water flooding New development in flood risk areas: updated figures (February 2016)
Have you ever wondered where your food waste goes? That is, if you are lucky enough of course to live somewhere where your local council has an organised collection.
District heating networks are largely an unknown quantity in the UK, where the gas boiler is both ubiquitous and cheap. Contrast this with Denmark, where two thirds of space and water heating is delivered through pipes to buildings in the form of hot water or steam.
The report investigates the threats and opportunities for the country from climate change, focusing on the risks to infrastructure, business and public health. It also provides an update on previous analysis on flooding, and considers the current capacity in the emergency response system to handle climate extremes.
The resilience of transport networks, homes, hospitals and water supplies in England need to be enhanced.
Members of the CCC visited the British Antarctic Survey to find out about the worldwide implications of polar climate change.
This is a report supporting Managing climate risks to well-being and the economy - Adaptation Sub-Committee progress report (July 2014). The supporting research provides a spatial assessment of the exposure of a number of infrastructure assets to weather related hazards (for England only).
This report was commissioned from HR Wallingford by the Adaptation Sub-Committee (ASC). It provides supporting research for the ASC's report: Managing climate risks to well-being and the economy: Adaptation Sub-Committee progress report.
Following the recent extreme episodes of flooding, Lord Krebs, Chairman of the Adaptation Sub-Committee (ASC) has written to Owen Paterson MP advising on the preparation of a sustainable, long-term plan to address the risk of flooding for the Somerset Levels and Moors.