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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.

15 July 2014

Meeting Carbon Budgets – 2014 Progress Report to Parliament

Progress reports, Report

This is our sixth statutory report to Parliament on progress towards meeting carbon budgets. In it we consider the latest data on emissions and their drivers. This year the report also includes a full assessment of how the first carbon budget (2008-2012) was met, drawing out policy lessons and setting out what is required for the future to stay on track for the legislated carbon budgets and the 2050 target.

8 July 2014

Managing climate risks to well-being and the economy: ASC progress report 2014

Progress reports, Report

The report investigates the threats and opportunities for the country from climate change, focusing on the risks to infrastructure, business and public health. It also provides an update on previous analysis on flooding, and considers the current capacity in the emergency response system to handle climate extremes.

26 June 2014

Annual Report and Accounts 2013 – 2014

Corporate plan, report and accounts

The Committee’s 2013-2014 Annual Report & Accounts was laid in Parliament on 26th June 2014. It contains the CCC’s business objectives, achievements, sustainability policy and financial statements.

31 May 2014

Indicators to assess the exposure of critical infrastructure in England to current and projected climate hazards

Supporting research

This is a report supporting Managing climate risks to well-being and the economy - Adaptation Sub-Committee progress report (July 2014). The supporting research provides a spatial assessment of the exposure of a number of infrastructure assets to weather related hazards (for England only).