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Latest: 23 January 2020

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Land use: Policies for a Net Zero UK

Report

This report presents the CCC’s first ever in-depth advice on UK agricultural and land use policies. The report assesses the way we use our land today and the changes required in how we farm and use land in order to deliver the UK Government’s Net Zero greenhouse gas emissions target by 2050.

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18 December 2019

Letter: CCC writes to the new Prime Minister

Letter

This is a letter from Lord Deben, Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change, and Baroness Brown, Chair of the CCC's Adaptation Committee, to new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson.

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17 December 2019

Reducing emissions in Scotland – 2019 Progress Report to Parliament

Report

The eighth annual Progress Report to the Scottish Parliament, required by Scottish Ministers under the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009, assesses Scotland's progress in achieving its legislated targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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17 October 2019

Letter: Treasury decarbonisation funding review

Letter

This is a letter from CCC Chairman, Lord Deben to Simon Clarke MP about the Treasury decarbonisation funding review.

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10 October 2019

Behaviour change, public engagement and Net Zero (Imperial College London)

Supporting research

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) appointed Dr. Richard Carmichael from Imperial College London to work with us on understanding the potential for people to make choices that can contribute to reducing emissions, and what this means for policy.

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24 September 2019

Letter: International aviation and shipping and net zero

Letter

This is a letter from CCC Chairman, Lord Deben to Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP about net-zero and the approach to international aviation and shipping (IAS) emissions.

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9 August 2019

Analysis on abating direct emissions from ‘hard-to-decarbonise’ homes (Element Energy & UCL)

Supporting research

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) commissioned Element Energy and UCL to carry out research on the distribution and characteristics of homes considered ‘hard to decarbonise’, with a view to developing treatment packages for decarbonisation of the existing UK housing stock and informing the CCC’s advice on the date for a net-zero emissions target in the UK.

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8 August 2019

Letter: The future of carbon pricing

Letter

This is a letter from CCC Chairman, Lord Deben, to Rt Hon. Kwasi Kwarteng MP, Roseanna Cunningham MSP, Lesley Griffiths AM and Dr. Denis McMahon about the future of carbon pricing.

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8 August 2019

The future of carbon pricing in the UK (Vivid Economics)

Supporting research

This report, by Vivid Economics, accompanies advice from the Committee on Climate Change about the future of the EU's Emissions Trading System (EU ETS).

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19 July 2019

Annual Report and Accounts 2018-2019

Corporate plan, report and accounts

The Committee’s 2018-2019 Annual Report and Accounts presents the CCC’s business objectives, achievements, sustainability policy and financial statements for that period.