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Annual report and accounts 2010 to 2011
13 July 2011

Annual report and accounts 2010 – 2011

Corporate plan, report 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.

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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

Letter

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.

Meeting Carbon Budgets – 3rd Progress Report to Parliament
30 June 2011

Meeting Carbon Budgets – 3rd Progress Report to Parliament

Report

In this 3rd Progress report we build on the techniques developed in the first two. It adjusts recorded emissions in 2010 for weather as well as macroeconomic impacts, showing that the underlying trend is one of broadly flat emissions. Analysis of the indicators meanwhile reveals mixed progress in implementing abatement measures.

Renewable Energy Review 2011
9 May 2011

The Renewable Energy Review

Report

This report sets the Committee's advice on the potential for renewable energy development in the UK, and advice on whether existing targets should be reviewed. The Committee was asked to provide this advice as part of the Coalition Agreement in May 2010.

Committee on Climate Change Corporate plan for 2011 to 2014
1 April 2011

Corporate plan for 2011-2014

Corporate plan, report and accounts

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

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22 March 2011

Letter: Use of offset credits to meet the second carbon budget (2013-2017)

Letter

The CCC advises on the use of offset credits to meet the second carbon budget, prior to a limit on credit use being set in secondary legislation before June 2011.

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8 March 2011

Letter: Electricity market reform consultation

Letter

The CCC responds to consultation on electricity market reform, highlighting the need for new electricity market arrangements to drive sector decarbonisation.

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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

Letter

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

Report

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

Report

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.