Latest: 4 October 2017
This letter is from Baroness Brown of Cambridge, the chair of the Adaptation Sub-Committee (ASC), to Professor Dieter Helm, the chair of the Natural Capital Committee (NCC). The letter offers any assistance the ASC can provide to the NCC while it is preparing its advice to the Secretary of State on the 25-Year Environment Plan.
This is the Committee’s sixth report on Scotland’s progress towards meeting emission reduction targets, as requested by Scottish Ministers under the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009. In addition to assessing the most recent emissions reductions, the report also assesses the Scottish Government’s draft Climate Change Plan, which sets out how it intends to meet the legislated emissions targets to 2032, on the way to reducing emissions by at least 80% by 2050.
This report outlines the findings from the first phase of a land use modelling project. The aim of the ECI research was to demonstrate that its integrated modelling approach could deliver a range of relevant outputs important for the land use project by the modelling of one mitigation-based scenario and one adaptation-focused scenario.
This briefing note provides an update on the Committee on Climate Change and Adaptation Sub-Committee’s ongoing work on land use. The Committee is exploring how improved use and management of land could deliver against both mitigation and adaptation objectives to 2050 and beyond.
This supporting research accompanies the Adaptation Sub-Committee’s 2017 Report to Parliament: Progress in preparing for climate change. The research was carried out by JBA Consulting.
This report accompanies the Committee on Climate Change’s 2017 Report to Parliament: Meeting Carbon Budgets – Closing the Policy Gap. It was written by Pöyry Management Consulting and Imperial College London. It sets out a roadmap for improving the flexibility of the UK electricity system in a way that is consistent with the UK’s carbon budgets.
This supporting research accompanies the Committee on Climate Change’s 2017 Report to Parliament: Meeting Carbon Budgets – Closing the policy gap.
This supporting research accompanies the Adaptation Sub-Committee’s 2017 Report to Parliament: Progress in preparing for climate change.