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Energy prices and bills - impacts of meeting carbon budgets
1 December 2012

Energy prices and bills – impacts of meeting carbon budgets

Report

This report assesses the impact of carbon budgets on energy bills confirms that annual household energy bills could increase by £100 in 2020 to support development of low-carbon technologies. It follows on from the December 2011 report on Household Energy Bills.

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30 November 2012

Letter: proposals to enhance the sustainability criteria for the use of biomass feedstocks under the Renewables Obligation

Letter

The Committee on Climate Change responds to the consultation on proposals to enhance the sustainability criteria for the use of biomass feedstocks under the Renewables Obligation.

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5 November 2012

Letter: Advice on the strategy for the second round Adaptation Reporting Power

Letter

In a letter on the strategy for the second round Adaptation Reporting Power, the ASC identifies three broad principles that will help to ensure that the ARP makes a positive contribution to the national adaptation effort – usefulness; robustness; cost-effectiveness.

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13 September 2012

Letter: The need for a carbon intensity target in the power sector

Letter

The Committee on Climate Change expresses concerns about the recent Government statement “that it sees gas as continuing to play an important role in the energy mix well into and beyond 2030…[not] restricted to providing back up to renewables”.

Annual report and accounts 2011 to 2012
5 July 2012

Annual report and accounts 2011 – 2012

Corporate plan, report and accounts

The Committee’s fourth Annual Report & Accounts was laid in  Parliament on 5th July 2012. It contains the CCC’s business objectives,  achievements, sustainability policy and financial statements.

Climate change – is the UK preparing for flooding and water scarcity?
1 July 2012

Climate change – is the UK preparing for flooding and water scarcity? (Adaptation Sub-Committee progress report 2012)

Report

The ASC’s latest assessment on how well the UK is preparing for climate change says four times as many properties are at risk of flooding in England without action on climate change.

Meeting the Carbon Budgets - 2012 Progress Report to Parliament
1 June 2012

Meeting Carbon Budgets – 2012 Progress Report to Parliament

Report

The Committee on Climate Change’s 2012 progress report looks at emissions trends over the past year and evaluates underlying progress in implementing carbon-reduction measures and policies in the UK.  It assesses performance of government policies in driving down emissions – including in areas such as Electricity Market Reform, the Green Deal and Carbon Capture & Storage.

How local authorities can reduce emissions and manage climate risk
17 May 2012

How local authorities can reduce emissions and manage climate risks

Report

This report emphasises the crucial role councils have in helping the UK meet its carbon targets and preparing for the impacts of climate change. It outlines specific opportunities for reducing emissions and highlights good practice examples from a number of local authorities. The Committee recommends that a statutory duty and/or additional funding is needed to ensure local authorities have stronger incentives to act.

24 April 2012

The 2050 target – achieving an 80% reduction including emissions from international aviation and shipping

Report

This technical report accompanies the Committee on Climate Change’s statutory advice on aviation and shipping in carbon budgets and the 2050 target.  It sets out our scenarios for how the 2050 target to reduce emissions by 80% relative to 1990 levels can be achieved with international aviation and shipping included. These scenarios increase confidence that the target can be delivered and at a cost previously accepted by Parliament.

15 April 2012

Appropriate uses of Bioenergy

Supporting research

This is a report supporting the Bioenergy Review (December 2011).

The supporting research creates a modelling framework that can help to asses the most appropriate uses of bioenergy and to apply this to the best data available.

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