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15 June 2015

Letter: Environment and Sustainability Committee inquiry into the Environment (Wales) Bill

Letters

To: National Assembly for Wales Environment and Sustainability Committee A letter from Matthew Bell, Chief Executive of the Committee on Climate change, providing initial observations on the use of carbon budgets within the Environment (Wales) Bill  (2015).

24 March 2015

Reducing emissions in Scotland – 2015 progress report

Report, Scotland reports

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

20 March 2015

Letter: Preserving the integrity of the UK’s Climate Change Regime

Letters

A letter from Edward Davey MP, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change seeking advice from the CCC on how to deal with a 'loophole' in in the carbon budgets system whilst maintaining the integrity of the UK's approach to tackling climate change.

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11 March 2015

Letter: Response to the consultation on changes to the Display Energy Certificates regime in public buildings

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A letter from Lord Deben, Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change, setting out the case for not weakening the Display Energy Certificate regime for public buildings.

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24 February 2015

Letter: Response to the Environmental Audit Committee

Letters

To: Rt Hon. Joan Walley MP, Chair Environmental Audit Committee A letter from Matthew Bell, Chief Executive of the Committee on Climate Change, responding to the EAC’s letter of 4 February asking for our assessment of the consistency of UK shale gas production with carbon budgets. Read the original letter on the EAC’s website.

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18 February 2015

Letter: Further measures needed to promote sustainable drainage in new development

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To: Rt Hon. Elizabeth Truss MP, DEFRA Secretary of State A letter from Lord Krebs, Chairman of the Adaptation Sub-Committee, suggesting further steps are necessary to make sure the proposed changes to the planning system are successful in promoting sustainable drainage systems (SuDS). Read the ASC’s previous letter to the Secretary of State advising on SuDS.

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12 February 2015

Letter: Inclusion of Nitrogen Trifluoride in the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009 targeted gases

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To: Dr Aileen McLeod MSP, Scotland Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform A letter from Lord Deben advising on the inclusion of the fluorinated greenhouse gas Nitrogen Trifluoride (NF3) in the list of targeted greenhouse gases under the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009.

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4 February 2015

Letter: Response to Airports Commission consultation on increasing the UK’s long-term aviation capacity

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The CCC has written to the Airports Commission in response to their consultation on increasing the UK's long-term aviation capacity. The letter recommends that given the need to limit aviation demand growth in a carbon-constrained world, this should be reflected in the economic analysis of infrastructure investments.

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3 February 2015

Letter: Designing Flood Re to encourage flood risk reduction

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To: Brendan McCafferty, Chief Executive, Flood Re This letter from Lord Krebs, Chairman of the Adaptation Sub-Committee to the newly appointed Flood Re Chief Executive sets out advice on how to design Flood Re (flood insurance proposals) to encourage reduction of flood risk.

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20 January 2015

Letter: Fuel Poverty Strategy Consultation response

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In a letter to Amber Rudd, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, the CCC advised that addressing fuel poverty and meeting carbon budgets can (and should) go hand in hand.