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Welsh carbon targets
19 December 2017

Building a low-carbon economy in Wales – Setting Welsh carbon targets


This report advises on the level at which Welsh interim carbon targets and Welsh carbon Budgets should be set. It comes in response to a request from the Welsh Government for independent advice from the Committee on Climate Change on these targets. The Committee’s advice takes into account specific factors relating to the Welsh economy and its sources of emissions.

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6 November 2017

Role of agriculture, land use and the natural environment in tackling climate change


This letter, to the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, emphasises the crucial role that agriculture and the natural environment have to play in reducing UK emissions and preparing for a changing climate.

4 October 2017

Letter from ASC Chair to Professor Dieter Helm, Chair of the Natural Capital Committee


This letter is from Baroness Brown of Cambridge, the chair of the Adaptation Sub-Committee (ASC), to Professor Dieter Helm, the chair of the Natural Capital Committee (NCC). The letter offers any assistance the ASC can provide to the NCC while it is preparing its advice to the Secretary of State on the 25-Year Environment Plan.

25 September 2017

Reducing emissions in Scotland – 2017 progress report


This is the Committee’s sixth report on Scotland’s progress towards meeting emission reduction targets, as requested by Scottish Ministers under the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009.

15 September 2017

Land use modelling project (ECI)

Supporting research

This report outlines the findings from the first phase of a land use modelling project. The aim of the ECI research was to demonstrate that its integrated modelling approach could deliver a range of relevant outputs important for the land use project by the modelling of one mitigation-based scenario and one adaptation-focused scenario.

Committee on Climate Change - Land use project
14 September 2017

CCC land use project update

Briefing note

This briefing note provides an update on the Committee on Climate Change and Adaptation Sub-Committee’s ongoing work on land use. The Committee is exploring how improved use and management of land could deliver against both mitigation and adaptation objectives to 2050 and beyond.

19 July 2017

Impact of flood alleviation schemes on long-term flood risk (JBA)

Supporting research

This supporting research accompanies the Adaptation Sub-Committee’s 2017 Report to Parliament: Progress in preparing for climate change. The research was carried out by JBA Consulting.

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17 July 2017

Corporate plan for 2017-2020

Corporate plan, report and accounts

The Committee’s corporate plan sets out the CCC and ASC’s current and future work objectives and priorities.

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17 July 2017

Annual Report and Accounts 2016-2017

Corporate plan, report and accounts

The Committee’s 2016-2017 Annual Report and Accounts presents the CCC’s business objectives, achievements, sustainability policy and financial statements for that period.

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30 June 2017

Roadmap for flexibility services to 2030 (Poyry and Imperial College London)

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This report accompanies the Committee on Climate Change’s 2017 Report to Parliament: Meeting Carbon Budgets – Closing the Policy Gap. It was written by Pöyry Management Consulting and Imperial College London. It sets out a roadmap for improving the flexibility of the UK electricity system in a way that is consistent with the UK’s carbon budgets.