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22 May 2019

Assessment of options to reduce emissions from fossil fuel production and fugitive emissions (Element Energy)

Supporting research

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) commissioned Element Energy and the Imperial College Consultants/The Sustainable Gas Institute to assess the scope to reduce emissions from fossil fuel production and fugitive emissions to inform the CCC’s assessment of how the UK could reach net-zero emissions.

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20 May 2019

CCC long-term targets report: Letter to Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee

Letter

This is a letter from the Chief Executive of the Committee on Climate Change, Chris Stark, to the Convener of the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee (ECCLR), Gillian Martin MSP, about the CCC’s recent advice on long-term climate change targets for the UK and for Scotland.

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7 May 2019

Modelling ‘leadership-driven’ scenarios of the global mitigation effort (UCL Energy Institute)

Supporting research

This report by the UCL Energy Institute was produced to support the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC) 2019 report Net Zero: The UK’s contribution to stopping global warming.This research provided supporting information for Chapter 3 of the CCC’s report, considering an appropriate UK contribution to the global effort.

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7 May 2019

The UK’s contribution to a Paris-consistent global emissions reduction pathway (Grantham Institute, Imperial College London)

Supporting research

This report by the Grantham Institute, Imperial College London was produced to support the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC) 2019 report Net Zero: The UK’s contribution to stopping global warming.This research provided supporting information for Chapter 3 of the CCC’s report, considering an appropriate UK contribution to the global effort.

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7 May 2019

Accelerated Electrification and the GB Electricity System

Supporting research

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) commissioned Vivid Economics and Imperial College to consider the energy system implications of accelerated uptake of electric vehicles and hybrid heat pumps, compared to the CCC’s Fifth Carbon Budget Central scenario, with a focus on network implications.

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2 May 2019

Net Zero – The UK’s contribution to stopping global warming

Report

This report responds to a request from the Governments of the UK, Wales and Scotland, asking the Committee to reassess the UK's long-term emissions targets.

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2 May 2019

Net Zero – Technical Report

Report

This technical report accompanies the 'Net Zero' advice report which is the Committee's recommendation to the UK Government and Devolved Administrations on the date for a net-zero emissions target in the UK and revised long-term targets in Scotland and Wales.

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17 April 2019

Net Zero – Responses to Call for Evidence

Call for evidence

On 15 October 2018 the governments of the UK, Scotland and Wales asked the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) to provide advice on the UK and Devolved Administrations’ long-term climate change targets. The Committee launched a call for evidence to help inform that advice. These are the responses we received.

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25 March 2019

Updating an assessment of the costs and benefits of low-regret climate change adaptation options in the residential buildings sector

Supporting research

Updating an assessment of the costs and benefits of low-regret climate change adaptation options in the residential buildings sector. This report, by Wood, accompanies the CCC's UK housing: Fit for the future? report, published in February 2019.

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19 March 2019

Final assessment of Scotland’s first Climate Change Adaptation Programme

Report

This report, by the CCC’s Adaptation Committee, is the second independent assessment of the Scottish Climate Change Adaptation Programme (SCCAP) which is required under the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009.