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Latest: 22 May 2019

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Assessment of potential to reduce UK F-gas emissions (Ricardo and Gluckman Consulting)

Supporting research

This report by Ricardo and Gluckman Consulting was produced to support the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC) 2018 Progress Report and 2019 Net Zero report.

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22 May 2019

Extension to Fuel Switching Extension Engagement Study – Deep decarbonisation of UK industries – Assumptions Log

Supporting research

In a previous study for BEIS, Element Energy and Jacobs considered the potential of fuel switching in industrial heating applications. The study covered just over half of fossil fuel use in manufacturing (120 TWh of a total 215 TWh). The Committee on Climate Change commissioned Element Energy to extend the study so that abatement of all manufacturing combustion emissions by fuel switching was considered.

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22 May 2019

Assessment of Options to Reduce Emissions from Fossil Fuel Production and Fugitive Emissions

Supporting research

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) commissioned Element Energy and the Imperial College Consultants/The Sustainable Gas Institute to assess the scope to reduce emissions from fossil fuel production and fugitive emissions to inform the CCC’s assessment of how the UK could reach net-zero emissions.

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20 May 2019

CCC long-term targets report: Letter to Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee

Letter

This is a letter from the Chief Executive of the Committee on Climate Change, Chris Stark, to the Convener of the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee (ECCLR), Gillian Martin MSP, about the CCC’s recent advice on long-term climate change targets for the UK and for Scotland.

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7 May 2019

Modelling ‘leadership-driven’ scenarios of the global mitigation effort (UCL Energy Institute)

Supporting research

This report by the UCL Energy Institute was produced to support the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC) 2019 report Net Zero: The UK’s contribution to stopping global warming.This research provided supporting information for Chapter 3 of the CCC’s report, considering an appropriate UK contribution to the global effort.

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7 May 2019

The UK’s contribution to a Paris-consistent global emissions reduction pathway (Grantham Institute, Imperial College London)

Supporting research

This report by the Grantham Institute, Imperial College London was produced to support the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC) 2019 report Net Zero: The UK’s contribution to stopping global warming.This research provided supporting information for Chapter 3 of the CCC’s report, considering an appropriate UK contribution to the global effort.

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7 May 2019

Accelerated Electrification and the GB Electricity System

Supporting research

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) commissioned Vivid Economics and Imperial College to consider the energy system implications of accelerated uptake of electric vehicles and hybrid heat pumps, compared to the CCC’s Fifth Carbon Budget Central scenario, with a focus on network implications.

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2 May 2019

Net Zero – The UK’s contribution to stopping global warming

Report

This report responds to a request from the Governments of the UK, Wales and Scotland, asking the Committee to reassess the UK’s long-term emissions targets.

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2 May 2019

Net Zero – Technical Report

Report

This technical report accompanies the ‘Net Zero’ advice report which is the Committee’s recommendation to the UK Government and Devolved Administrations on the date for a net-zero emissions target in the UK and revised long-term targets in Scotland and Wales.

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17 April 2019

Net Zero – Responses to Call for Evidence

Call for evidence

On 15 October 2018 the governments of the UK, Scotland and Wales asked the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) to provide advice on the UK and Devolved Administrations’ long-term climate change targets. The Committee launched a call for evidence to help inform that advice. These are the responses we received.