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25 July 2011
25 July 2011 | Blogs

CCC trip to Uptown Oil and PwC’s green headquarters

Seven of us working on the upcoming CCC Bioenergy Report took a trip to Southwark to have a look at the work of a business that produces biodiesel from used cooking oil.
14 July 2011
News stories
14 July 2011 | News stories

Key sectors nearing their limits of coping with climate change – 14 July 2011

The UK is coping now, but it is near its limits in some key sectors and could be pushed over the edge by climate change. But by preparing now, the UK can reduce the adverse effects of climate change and take advantage of opportunities, according to a new report published today by the Adaptation Sub-Committee (ASC).
21 March 2011
21 March 2011 | Blogs

Protecting London from current and future flood risks

The Thames Barrier is one of the country’s most high-profile symbols of adaptation. It was fitting, therefore, that the Committee on Climate Change adaptation team recently visited the Thames Barrier for its monthly test closure.