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

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.
17 January 2018 Publication

Lord Deben writes to Chris Grayling on Road to Zero Strategy

This is a letter from Lord Deben, Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change, to Chris Grayling MP, Secretary of State for Transport, about the Government's 'Road to Zero' Strategy which aims to reduce emissions from UK road transport.
15 January 2018 Publication

Letter from Lord Deben to Roseanna Cunningham MSP advising on Scottish climate target framework

This letter from Lord Deben responds to a request from Roseanna Cunningham MSP (Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform) for advice on the best design of a statutory climate target framework, to further inform the new Scottish Climate Change Bill.
6 November 2017 Publication

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.