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13 October 2016

Heat and Energy Efficiency: Advisory Group Report – Making Effective Policy

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This report provides a summary of discussions about a policy package to achieve 2030 carbon budget scenarios.

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27 September 2016

Scottish Climate Change Adaptation Programme: An independent assessment


This statutory report is the Adaptation Sub-Committee’s first to the Scottish Parliament. It provides an interim evaluation of the progress being made to prepare for climate change, two years after the Scottish Government published its inaugural Scottish Climate Change Adaptation Programme (SCCAP) in 2014.

13 September 2016

Reducing emissions in Scotland – 2016 progress report


This is the CCC’s fifth report on Scotland’s progress towards meeting emission reduction targets, as requested by Scottish Ministers under the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009.

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5 August 2016

UK land use projections and implications for mitigation and adaptation

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This report reviews the evidence base on land use drivers, metrics and models to inform the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) on the implications of land use change for climate change mitigation and adaptation.

14 July 2016

Annual Report and Accounts 2015-2016

Corporate plan, report and accounts

The Committee’s 2015-2016 Annual Report & Accounts was laid in Parliament on 14th July 2016. It contains the CCC’s business objectives, achievements, sustainability policy and financial statements.

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13 July 2016

CCC response to request for updated advice on Scottish emissions targets


This is a letter from Matthew Bell, CCC Chief Executive, to Roseanna Cunningham MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform in response to a request for updated advice pursuant to the Climate Change (Scotland) Act.

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12 July 2016

UK Climate Change Risk Assessment 2017


The UK Climate Change Risk Assessment 2017 Evidence Report is the most up-to-date and comprehensive analysis of the risks and opportunities posed by climate change to the UK.

7 July 2016

The compatibility of onshore petroleum with meeting the UK’s carbon budgets


The Committee’s report ‘The compatibility of UK onshore petroleum with meeting the UK’s carbon budgets’ is the result of a new duty under the Infrastructure Act 2015. This duty requires the CCC to advise the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change about the implications of exploitation of onshore petroleum, including shale gas, for meeting UK carbon budgets.

6 July 2016

A strategic approach to Carbon Capture and Storage


This is a letter to the Right Honorable Amber Rudd, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, outlining a new strategic approach to Carbon Capture and Storage in the UK in the wake of the cancellation of the CCS Commercialisation Programme in November 2015.

6 July 2016

Fifth Carbon Budget Dataset

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A detailed set of data from the analysis that underpinned the Committee on Climate Change’s advice for the fifth carbon budget.