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15 March 2016

Letter from Lord Krebs to Defra on UKCP18 climate projections

Letter

This letter is in response to a request for advice on the next set of UK climate projections, called UKCP18, in particular on how well the projections will meet the needs of end users, including to inform the next UK Climate Change Risk Assessment report, due in 2022.

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15 March 2016

Scottish emissions targets 2028-2032 – The high ambition pathway towards a low-carbon economy

Report

The Climate Change Act (Scotland) 2009 requires Scottish Ministers to request advice when setting Scottish climate change targets. This report sets out the Committee’s recommended annual emissions targets for Scotland for 2028-2032.

Credits Letter 3CB
24 February 2016

Use of offset credits to meet the third carbon budget

Letter

A letter from Lord Deben to the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change advising on the use of offset credits to meet the third carbon budget (2018-2022).

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22 February 2016

Letter from Lord Krebs to Elizabeth Truss MP on water abstraction

Letter

Lord Krebs, Chair of the Adaptation Sub-Committee, has written to the Secretary of State, Elizabeth Truss MP, to offer the Committee’s support for the Government’s proposed water abstraction reforms set out in January 2016.

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12 February 2016

Response to 2015 progress report from UK Regulators Network

Letter

The Chair of the UK Regulators Network (UKRN), Cathryn Ross, has written to the Committee on Climate Change. The letter comes in response to the Adaptation Sub-Committee’s (ASC) 2015 progress report to Parliament. The ASC’s report included a recommendation directed at the UKRN.

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12 February 2016

Response to 2015 progress in preparing for climate change report from Ofwat Chief Executive

Letter

The Chief Executive of Ofwat, Cathryn Ross, has written to the Committee on Climate Change. The letter comes in response to the Adaptation Sub-Committee’s (ASC) 2015 progress report to Parliament. The ASC’s report included a number of recommendations directed at Ofwat.

CCC letter to Amber Rudd MP
28 January 2016

Implications of the Paris Agreement for the fifth carbon budget

Letter

A letter from the Committee on Climate Change to the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change setting out how the outcome of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP21) affects the CCC’s advice on the recommended level of the UK’s fifth carbon budget.

Letter to Huw Irranca-Davies
20 January 2016

Submission to Environmental Audit Committee inquiry on soil health

Letter

Lord Krebs of the Adaptation Sub-Committee (ASC) has written to Huw Irranca-Davies MP, Chair of the Commons’ Environmental Audit Committee, to provide written evidence to the EAC’s inquiry into soil health.

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6 January 2016

The appropriateness of a Northern Ireland Climate Change Act (2015 update)

Briefing note

This report considers the appropriateness of a Northern Ireland Climate Change Act following a request to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) from the Northern Ireland Executive Minister. The report provides an update on an earlier report on the same topic, produced by the CCC in 2011.

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22 December 2015

ASC urges consideration of climate impacts in Housing and Planning Bill

Report

Lord Krebs, chairman of the Adaptation Sub-Committee of the Committee on Climate Change (ASC), wrote to Baroness Williams of Trafford to urge her to consider the implications of climate change in the Housing and Planning Bill. The Bill was debated in the House of Lords in early 2016.