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Independent advice to government on building a low-carbon economy and preparing for climate change

6 May 2020 Publication

Letter: Building a resilient recovery from the COVID-19 crisis to Roseanna Cunningham MSP

This is a letter from Lord Deben, Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change, and Baroness Brown, Chair of the CCC’s Adaptation Committee, to Roseanna Cunningham MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform. The letter is in response to a formal request for advice on a ‘green recovery for Scotland’.
6 May 2020 Publication

Letter: Building a resilient recovery from the COVID-19 crisis to Prime Minister Boris Johnson

This is a letter from Lord Deben, Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change, and Baroness Brown, Chair of the CCC’s Adaptation Committee, to Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP Prime Minister of the UK. As the Government considers its approach to rebuilding after the COVID-19 crisis we are writing to advise on how climate policy can play a core part.
20 February 2020 Publication

Letter: Flood and Coastal Resilience Standards

This is a joint letter from the Chair of the Adaptation Committee, the National Infrastructure Commission and Flood Re on Flood and Coastal Resilience Standards. The letter highlights the need to make a clear statement of ambition to ensure the nation’s resilience to flooding and climate change that goes further.
18 February 2020 Publication

Letter: Future Homes Standard and proposals for tightening Part L in 2020

This is a letter from Lord Deben, Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change, and Baroness Brown, Chair of the CCC's Adaptation Committee, to the Secretary of State Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP.
18 December 2019 Publication

Letter: CCC writes to the new Prime Minister

This is a letter from Lord Deben, Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change, and Baroness Brown, Chair of the CCC's Adaptation Committee, to new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson.
17 October 2019 Publication

Letter: Treasury decarbonisation funding review

This is a letter from CCC Chairman, Lord Deben to Simon Clarke MP about the Treasury decarbonisation funding review.
24 September 2019 Publication

Letter: International aviation and shipping and net zero

This is a letter from CCC Chairman, Lord Deben to Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP about net-zero and the approach to international aviation and shipping (IAS) emissions.
8 August 2019 Publication

Letter: The future of carbon pricing

This is a letter from CCC Chairman, Lord Deben, to Rt Hon. Kwasi Kwarteng MP, Roseanna Cunningham MSP, Lesley Griffiths AM and Dr. Denis McMahon about the future of carbon pricing.
7 June 2019 Publication

Letter: Carry-forward of surplus emissions (Lord Deben to Chris Skidmore MP)

This is a letter from CCC Chairman, Lord Deben, to Chris Skidmore MP, Interim Minister of State for Energy and Clean Growth about the carry-forward of surplus emissions from the second carbon budget (2013-2017).
20 May 2019 Publication

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

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.