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Dr. Rebecca Heaton joins Committee on Climate Change

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) today announces that Dr. Rebecca Heaton has been appointed to the Committee to strengthen its expertise in business affairs.

CCC delivers advice to Scottish Government on new Climate Change Bill

The Scottish Government is proposing to table historic new climate change legislation in the Autumn. It has asked the Committee on Climate Change to provide independent advice on central aspects of that legislation. The Committee has now provided that advice.

London, England, United Kingdom - April 20, 2015: The moon rises above traditional suburban terraced houses and parked cars in the Gipsy Hill neighbourhood of South London at night.

UK climate action has reduced emissions without increases in household energy bills

Action to tackle climate change and improve energy efficiency has occurred alongside reductions in household energy bills since the Climate Change Act was passed, new analysis by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) shows.

Energy prices and bills infographic - Committee on Climate Change - March 2017

Infographic: UK Energy Prices and Bills

This infographic accompanies the CCC’s 2017 Energy Prices and Bills report.

Responses to The Environment (Wales) Act call for evidence

The Environment (Wales) Act received Royal Assent in March 2016. It sets a 2050 target to reduce emissions by at least 80% and provides the legislative framework for establishing a carbon budgeting approach in Wales. The Act requires that before the end of 2018, Welsh Ministers must set in regulation interim emissions targets for 2020, 2030 and 2040, together with 5-year carbon budgets for the periods 2021-2025 and 2026-2030. The …

Responses to Scottish Climate Change Bill call for evidence

The Scottish Government has committed to introducing a new Scottish Climate Change Bill. Recognising progress to reduce emissions in Scotland, and the ambition set out in the 2015 Paris Agreement, the Bill will include an ambitious new target of reducing Scottish emissions by more than 50% on a gross basis compared to 1990 levels by 2020. The Scottish Government has published a draft Climate Change Plan and a draft Energy …

Large Waves Breaking Against Sea Wall At Dawlish In Devon

CCC welcomes publication of UK Climate Change Risk Assessment Government report

Every five years the UK’s Climate Change Act requires the Government to compile an assessment of the risks and opportunities arising for the UK from climate change. Today, the Government has published its second such assessment.

Julia King

New Chair of the Adaptation Sub-Committee announced

The Baroness Brown of Cambridge, Professor Dame Julia King, has been appointed as the next Chair of the Committee on Climate Change’s Adaptation Sub-Committee.

Call for Evidence: Welsh Carbon Budgets

The Environment (Wales) Act received Royal Assent in March 2016. It sets a 2050 target to reduce emissions by at least 80% and provides the legislative framework for establishing a carbon budgeting approach in Wales. The Committee on Climate Change has been asked by the Welsh Government to provide advice on these emissions targets and is seeking evidence to help with that task.

Cwestiynau’r cais am dystiolaeth ar gyfer darparu cyngor i Lywodraeth Cymru

Read this page in English. Cefndir Rhoddwyd Cydsyniad Brenhinol i Ddeddf yr Amgylchedd (Cymru) ym mis Mawrth 2016. Mae’n gosod targed ar gyfer 2050 i leihau allyriadau o leiaf 80% ac yn darparu’r fframwaith deddfwriaethol ar gyfer sefydlu dull cyllidebu carbon yng Nghymru. Mae’r Ddeddf yn ei gwneud yn ofynnol bod Gweinidogion Cymru cyn diwedd 2018 yn gosod targedau interim mewn rheoliadau i leihau allyriadau ar gyfer 2020, 2030 a …

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