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15 November 2018

Land use: Reducing emissions and preparing for climate change


This report by the Committee on Climate Change assesses the role of land use change in meeting climate change mitigation and adaptation objectives.

13 November 2018

Adaptation actions in the natural environment and cities: what works?

Supporting research

The Committee’s Adaptation Sub-Committee (ASC) commissioned AECOM to produce two reports assessing adaption actions in the UK’s cities and natural environment.

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26 October 2018

Managing the coast in a changing climate


This report by the CCC’s Adaptation Committee investigates the long-term challenges of managing England’s coastline against the backdrop of a changing climate.

16 October 2018

UK-China Cooperation on Climate Change Risk Assessment: Developing Indicators of Climate Risk


This report is a 2-year project to develop a set of indicators for a new climate change risk assessment system as a proof of concept.

11 October 2018

Letter to Chris Grayling and Greg Clark – assessment of the Road to Zero Strategy


This letter from Lord Deben, CCC Chairman, is a specific assessment by the Committee of the Department for Transport’s Road to Zero Strategy.

24 September 2018

Reducing emissions in Scotland – 2018 Progress Report to Parliament


This is the Committee’s seventh report on Scotland’s progress towards meetings emissions targets, as requested by Scottish Ministers under the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009.

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30 July 2018

Research to define metrics for surface water flood risk management (JBA)

Supporting research

This research, by JBA Consulting, considers the advantages, disadvantages and unintended consequences of existing and new metrics to measure progress made in managing the risk of surface flooding at a local level. The research also makes strategic recommendations for future assessments of progress at a national level.

24 July 2018

Letter to Michael Gove – Environmental Principles and Governance after EU Exit consultation


This letter from Lord Deben and Baroness Brown of Cambridge forms the response of the Committee on Climate Change and the Adaptation Sub-Committee to the consultation on Environment Principles and Governance after EU Exit.

3 July 2018

Annual Report and Accounts 2017-2018

Corporate plan, report and accounts

The Committee’s 2017-2018 Annual Report and Accounts presents the CCC’s business objectives, achievements, sustainability policy and financial statements for that period.

28 June 2018

Reducing UK emissions – 2018 Progress Report to Parliament


In this report the Committee sets out four key messages to Government to put emissions reductions on track, based on the lessons of the last decade.