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

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

Report

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 […]

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)

Progress reports, Report

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).

Scotland's path to a low-carbon economy
24 February 2010

Scotland’s path to a low-carbon economy

Report, Scotland reports

This report sets out the Committee’s advice on how Scotland can meet its ambitious 2020 target, to reduce emissions of all greenhouse gases by 42%, and on the level of annual targets in Scotland.

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7 January 2010

Further advice on the Climate Change Risk Assessment and Adaptation Economic Assessment

Letters

This letter from ASC Chair Lord Krebs to Rt Hon. Hilary Benn sets out the ASC's advice on the evolving methodology for the Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA) and the Adaptation Economic Assessment (AEA).

Meeting the UK Aviation target – options for reducing emissions to 2050
8 December 2009

Meeting the UK aviation target – options for reducing emissions to 2050

Report

This report sets out the Committee’s assessment of options for reducing UK aviation emissions up to 2050.

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20 November 2009

Advice on the Climate Change Risk Assessment and Adaptation Economic Assessment

Letters

This letter from ASC Chair Lord Krebs to Rt Hon. Hilary Benn responds to the Committee’s initial advice on the Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA), and sets out some key aspects of the project in terms of scope and governance.

28 October 2009

Projecting global emissions, concentrations and temperatures

Supporting research

This is the technical appendix to chapter 1 of the CCC report: Building a low-carbon economy - the UK’s contribution to tackling climate change.

Meeting carbon budgets - the need for a step change (1st progress report)
12 October 2009

Meeting carbon budgets – the need for a step change

Progress reports, Report

This is the CCC's first annual progress report to Parliament. It assesses the progress that has been made by Government so far in reducing emissions and the implications of the recession and 'credit crunch' for meeting carbon budgets.

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9 September 2009

CCC advice on a framework for reducing global aviation emissions

Letters

This letter sets out the Committee’s advice on a framework for reducing global aviation emissions.