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Review of UK Shipping Emissions
3 November 2011

Review of UK Shipping Emissions

Reports

This report sets out analysis on what UK shipping emissions out to 2050 could be, recommendations on how emissions might be apportioned to the UK, and on whether the UK might include shipping emissions in carbon budgets and the 2050 climate change target. Interactive PDF of full report Full report (single spreads easy to print version) Supporting […]

The appropriateness of a Northern Ireland Climate Change Act - Northern Ireland Report
2 November 2011

The appropriateness of a Northern Ireland Climate Change Act – Northern Ireland Report

Reports

This report assesses the appropriateness of a legally-binding emission reduction targets for Northern Ireland. It considers the current emissions profile in Northern Ireland and recent trends, the existing legislative and policy framework and opportunities and challenges in reducing emissions. It concludes that legislation could be helpful in driving the emissions reductions in Northern Ireland. Full […]

Reducing emissions and preparing for climate change in Wales - 2011 Progress Report
18 October 2011

Reducing emissions and preparing for climate change in Wales – 2011 progress report

Reports

This report focuses on assessing the Welsh emission targets and  strategy, latest data on emissions and drivers, and policies to drive  future emissions reductions. It also makes an initial assessment of  progress on measures to prepare for climate change within the adaptation  part of the strategy Letter to John Griffiths, Welsh Minister for Environment and Sustainable […]

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17 October 2011

Letter: Advice on draft National Planning Policy Framework

Letters, Reports

From: Lord Krebs To: Rt Hon. Greg Clark MP  Excerpt: This letter sets out the ASC’s advice on draft National Planning Policy Framework, and encourages consideration of how the planning systems can enable decisions makers to weight up the long term costs of climate change against the social and economic benefits from development that are more […]

26 September 2011

Response of emissions to economic growth/recession (by Cambridge Econometrics)

Supporting research

This report was commissioned from Cambridge Econometrics by the Committee on Climate Change. It provides supporting research for the CCC’s report: Meeting Carbon Budgets – 3rd Progress Report to Parliament. The supporting research considers whether growth and recession periods have implications for long-term emissions because of persistent changes to economic growth prospects, global energy prices, and the […]

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21 September 2011

Letter: Advice on the Climate Change Risk Assessment Synthesis Report

Letters, Reports

From: Lord Krebs To: Rt Hon. Caroline Spelman Excerpt: This letter sets out the ASC’s advice on the Climate Change Risk Assessment Synthesis Report in advance of its publication, recommending greater focus on transparently comparing risks; characterising uncertainties and current vulnerability.

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1 August 2011

Letter: CCC response to request for further information on Scottish targets for 2023-2027 – 1 August 2011

Letters

From: David Kennedy to: Dr Liam Kelly Excerpt: Our assessment against the criteria in the Act suggests that the costs, and fiscal and competitiveness impacts associated with the recommended targets are manageable. The same is true of impacts for rural communities and wider environmental impacts, while fuel poverty is an important issue which should be […]

Adapting to climate change in the UK - Measuring progress (2nd Progress Report - 2011)
14 July 2011

Adapting to climate change in the UK – Measuring progress (Adaptation Sub-Committee progress report 2011)

Reports

This is the ASC’s second assessment of  how well the UK is prepared to deal with climate change impacts and risks. It sets out a range of indicators against which the UK’s progress will be measured, and focuses on three priority areas of land-use planning, managing water resources, and the design and renovation of buildings […]

Annual report and accounts 2010 to 2011
13 July 2011

Annual report and accounts 2010 – 2011

Corporate plans, reports and accounts

The Committee’s third Annual Report & Accounts was laid in Parliament on 13th July 2011. It contains the CCC’s business objectives, achievements, sustainability policy and financial statements. Full report

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1 July 2011

Letter: Committee on Climate Change: Advice to the Scottish Government on emission targets for 2023-2027 and credit use in 2013-2017

Letters

From: Lord Turner To: Stewart Stevenson Extract: This letter is in response to a letter from Roseanna Cunningham in March 2011 requesting advice on Scottish emission targets for 2023-2027, and the use of credits to meet targets in 2013-17. We recommend that Scottish targets should be based on a 3% emissions reduction in 2023, 3.7% in […]

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