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

4 October 2017 Publication

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.
31 March 2017 Publication

Advice on third round of adaptation reporting power reports

This letter sets out the Adaptation Sub-Committee's recommendations to Defra about the third round of reports under the Adaptation Reporting Power.
29 March 2017 Publication

The infrastructure needs of a low-carbon economy prepared for climate change

The infrastructure needs of a low-carbon economy prepared for climate change is a letter from Lord Deben (Chair, Committee on Climate Change) and The Baroness Brown of Cambridge (Chair, Adaptation Sub-Committee) to Lord Adonis (Chair, National Infrastructure Commission).
24 January 2017 Publication

Lord Krebs writes to the Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom as he steps down as ASC Chair

The Chair of the Adaptation Sub-Committee (ASC), Lord Krebs, has written to the Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom as he comes to the end of his eight-year term at the head of the committee.
22 November 2016 Publication

Department for Transport’s assessment of the case for a third runway at Heathrow

The Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change (CCC), Lord Deben, has written to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the Rt Hon Greg Clark MP regarding the Department for Transport's (DfT) assessment of the case for a third runway at Heathrow airport.
3 November 2016 Publication
Lord Krebs to Defra Chief Scientist on UKCP18 climate projections

Lord Krebs writes to Defra Chief Scientist on UKCP18 climate projections

The Chair of the CCC's Adaptation Sub-Committee, Lord Krebs, writes to Defra's Chief Scientific Adviser, Professor Ian Boyd, to provide ongoing advice on the next set of UK climate projections in terms of the extent to which they will meet the needs of the user community.
13 July 2016 Publication

CCC response to request for updated advice on Scottish emissions targets

This is a letter from Matthew Bell, CCC Chief Executive, to Roseanna Cunningham MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform in response to a request for updated advice pursuant to the Climate Change (Scotland) Act.
6 July 2016 Publication

A strategic approach to Carbon Capture and Storage

This is a letter to the Right Honorable Amber Rudd, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, outlining a new strategic approach to Carbon Capture and Storage in the UK in the wake of the cancellation of the CCS Commercialisation Programme in November 2015.
30 March 2016 Publication

Letter from Lord Deben to ECCC on shipping and aviation

This letter is from CCC Chairman Lord Deben to Angus MacNeil MP, Chair of the Energy and Climate Change (ECC) Select Committee providing further information about emissions from shipping and aviation.
29 March 2016 Publication

CCC’s response to proposed changes to official statistics across the Defra group

A letter from Matthew Bell, Chief Executive of the Committee on Climate Change, in response to the Government’s consultation proposing changes to the collection of official statistics across the Defra group.