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4 February 2015

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


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


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


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.

9 January 2015

Letter: Update on the work of the Adaptation Sub-Committee for Scotland


A letter from Lord Krebs, Chairman of the Adaptation Sub-Committee updating on progress regarding the assessment of the Scottish Climate Change Adaptation Programme and the Climate Change Risk Assessment.

10 December 2014

Energy prices and bills – impacts of meeting carbon budgets 2014


In its third assessment of the impact of carbon budgets on energy bills, the Committee on Climate Change finds that out of a typical energy bill costing £1140 in 2013, householders paid around £55 per year to support energy efficiency schemes and £45 per year to support low-carbon electricity.

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28 October 2014

Letter: Consultation on delivering Sustainable Drainage Systems


A letter from Lord Krebs, Chairman of the Adaptation Sub-Committee expressing concern about how the Government now intends to encourage the use of sustainable drainage systems in new development

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4 September 2014

Letter: ASC submit evidence to Environmental Audit Committee inquiry on adaptation


The Adaptation Sub Committee (ASC) has submitted written evidence to inform the Environmental Audit Committee’s (EAC) inquiry into climate change adaptation.

31 July 2014

Reducing the cost of capital for household low-carbon investment decisions

Supporting research

This is a report supporting Meeting Carbon Budgets – 2014 Progress Report to Parliament (July 2014). The supporting research considers how the cost of capital for household low-carbon investments can be reduced, in the context of helping the UK meet its carbon budgets through the uptake of low carbon technologies by UK households.