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31 January 2011

Letter: Scotland advised to cut emissions by 3.5% each year from 2020 to 2050 – 31 January 2011

Letters

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) today advised the Scottish Government to cut emissions of greenhouse gases by at least 3.5% each year from 2020 to 2050, as a ‘fair and safe’ contribution to tackling climate change.

The Fourth Carbon Budget - reducing emissions through the 2020s
7 December 2010

The Fourth Carbon Budget – reducing emissions through the 2020s

Reports

This report sets the Committee’s advice on the fourth carbon budget, covering the period 2023-27, as required under Section 4 of the Climate Change Act; the Government will propose draft legislation for the fourth budget in Spring 2011. In line with the required timetable, this report comes only two years after the first report, which recommended budgets for the first three periods. From now on budget advice reports will be delivered every five years.

The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme - advice to Government on the second phase
24 September 2010

The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme – advice to Government on the second phase

Reports

The CRC was introduced in April 2010 and specifically targets the emissions associated with electricity and heat use in large public and private sector organisations, and covers around 10% of the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions.

How well prepared is the UK for climate change?
16 September 2010

How well prepared is the UK for climate change? (Adaptation Sub-Committee progress report 2010)

Reports

This report provides the first national assessment of how well  prepared the UK is to cope with the impacts of climate change through  adopting measures to adapt to climate change.

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9 September 2010

Letter: The level of renewable energy ambition to 2020

Letters

This response summarises our analysis to date of renewable energy ambition in the period to 2020 and it sets out our proposed approach to the renewable energy review.

Building a low-carbon economy – the UK’s innovation challenge
19 July 2010

Building a low-carbon economy – the UK’s innovation challenge

Reports

In order to build a low carbon economy and meet carbon budgets, the UK will need  access to new technologies. This requires public sector investment in all stages of the innovation process from Research, through Development and Demonstration to Deployment (RDD&D). In October 2009, Professor Sir John Beddington, the Government’s Chief Scientific Advisor, asked the […]

Annual report and accounts 2009 - 2010
9 July 2010

Annual report and accounts 2009 – 2010

Corporate plans, reports and accounts

The Committee’s second Annual Report & Accounts 2009-10 was laid in Parliament on 9 July 2010 and contains the CCC’s business objectives, achievements and financial statements.

Meeting Carbon Budgets – ensuring a low-carbon recovery - 2nd progress report
30 June 2010

Meeting Carbon Budgets – ensuring a low-carbon recovery (2nd progress report)

Reports

As part of its statutory role, the Committee provides annual reports to Parliament on the progress that Government is making in meeting carbon budgets and in reducing emissions of greenhouse gases.

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17 June 2010

Letter: CCC advice on the approach to investment in fossil fuel power generation

Letters

The path to meeting the UK’s 2050 target to reduce emissions by 80% requires that the power sector is largely decarbonised in the period to 2030 (e.g. average emissions should be around 100 g/kWh in 2030 compared to around 500 g/kWh currently).

Committee on Climate Change Corporate plan for 2010 to 2013
1 April 2010

Corporate plan for 2010-2013

Corporate plans, reports and accounts

The Committee’s corporate plans set out our current and future work objectives and priorities.

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