Latest: 7 October 2020
This is the ninth annual Progress Report to the Scottish Parliament, required under the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009. It assesses Scotland's overall progress in achieving its legislated targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
In late 2019, the Committee launched a call for evidence to inform its advice to the UK Government on the Sixth Carbon Budget, due to be published in December 2020. In addition, the Committee sought input on Wales’ third carbon budget and interim emissions targets. Read a summary of the responses we received.
This is a letter from Chris Stark, Chief Executive Officer of the Committee on Climate Change to Dame Ottoline Leyser DBE FRS Chief Executive Officer of the UK Research and Innovation offering our support in maintaining climate change as a powerful unifying theme for UK research and innovation.
This is a letter from Baroness Brown of Cambridge Chair, of the Adaptation Committee to Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP about adaptation in the UK’s Nationally Determined Contribution as the preparations for COP26 continue.
This is a letter from Baroness Brown, Chair of the Adaptation Committee and Mike Davies of the Adaptation Committee to Dame Judith about the Building Safety Regulator and climate change.
This is the Committee’s 2020 report to Parliament, assessing progress in reducing UK emissions over the past year. This year, the report includes new advice to the UK Government on securing a green and resilient recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic.
This is a letter from Lord Deben, Chair of the Committee on Climate Change and Baroness Brown, Chair of the Adaptation Committee to Victoria Prentis MP about the Environmental Land Management (ELM) scheme.
This is a letter from the CCC in response to a formal request from the UK Government, Scottish Government, Welsh Government and Northern Ireland Assembly regarding the future of carbon pricing in UK, specifically in relation to the successor to the EU Emissions Trading Systems (ETS) after EU exit.