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18 February 2019 Publication

Carry-forward of surplus emissions: Letter from Lord Deben to Claire Perry

This is a letter from CCC Chairman, Lord Deben, to the Minister of State for Energy and Clean Growth, Claire Perry MP, about the carry-forward of 'surplus emissions' from the UK's second carbon budget (2013-2017). 
14 February 2019 Publication

CCC long-term targets report: Letter to UK Government and Devolved Administrations

This is a letter from the Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change, Lord Deben, to the UK Government and the Devolved Administrations about the CCC's forthcoming advice on the UK's long-term climate change targets.
13 February 2019 Publication

The future of UK aviation: Letter from Lord Deben to Chris Grayling

This is a letter from CCC Chairman, Lord Deben, to the Secretary of State for Transport, the Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, about the future of UK aviation. The letter sets out the Committee's views on the Government's recently published consultation, Aviation 2050 - the future of UK aviation. 
11 October 2018 Publication

Letter to Chris Grayling and Greg Clark – assessment of the Road to Zero Strategy

This letter from Lord Deben, CCC Chairman, is a specific assessment by the Committee of the Department for Transport's Road to Zero Strategy.
24 July 2018 Publication

Letter to Michael Gove – Environmental Principles and Governance after EU Exit consultation

This letter from Lord Deben and Baroness Brown of Cambridge forms the response of the Committee on Climate Change and the Adaptation Sub-Committee to the consultation on Environment Principles and Governance after EU Exit.
15 June 2018 Publication
DfT letter

CCC writes to Chris Grayling about Airports National Policy Statement

A letter from the Committee on Climate Change to the Rt. Hon. Chris Grayling MP, Secretary of State for Transport, about the Airports National Policy Statement.
6 June 2018 Publication

ASC writes to Scottish Government about outcomes-based approach for the SCCAP

A letter from Kathryn Brown, Head of Adaptation for the Adaptation Sub-Committee, to Clare Harrison, Deputy Director, Head of Decarbonisation at the Scottish Government. The letter provides advice on using an outcomes-based approach for the Scottish Climate Change Adaptation Programme.
6 June 2018 Publication

CCC writes to Michael Gove about proposed Environment Principles and Governance Bill

A letter from Lord Deben and Baroness Brown of Cambridge to Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Environment, Farming and Rural Affairs, in response to the consultation document on the proposed Environment Principles and Governance Bill.
29 March 2018 Publication

Baroness Brown writes to Lord Gardiner about the Adaptation Reporting Power

Baroness Brown of Cambridge, chair of the Adaptation Sub-Committee (ASC), writes to Lord Gardiner about Defra's proposed approach to the third round of the Adaptation Reporting Power (ARP). 
2 February 2018 Publication

Lord Deben writes to Devolved Administrations about Business Energy Tax Review and CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme

This letter is from Lord Deben, Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change, to Paul Wheelhouse MSP, Lesley Griffiths AM and Noel Lavery. It contains the Committee's latest advice on the impact of the Business Energy Tax Review and the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme.