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22 March 2016 Publication

Submission to the EFRA Committee inquiry into the winter floods of 2015/16

Lord Krebs, Chair of the Adaptation Sub-Committee (ASC), has written to Neil Parish MP, Chair of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee to provide written evidence to EFRA's Winter floods 2015/16 inquiry.
16 March 2016 Publication

Letter to DECC about the abolition of the CRC energy efficiency scheme

A letter from Committee on Climate Change CEO Matthew Bell to Paul van Heyningen at the Department of Energy and Climate Change about the abolition of the CRC energy efficiency scheme.
15 March 2016 Publication

Letter from Lord Krebs to Defra on UKCP18 climate projections

This letter is in response to a request for advice on the next set of UK climate projections, called UKCP18, in particular on how well the projections will meet the needs of end users, including to inform the next UK Climate Change Risk Assessment report, due in 2022.
24 February 2016 Publication
Credits Letter 3CB

Use of offset credits to meet the third carbon budget

A letter from Lord Deben to the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change advising on the use of offset credits to meet the third carbon budget (2018-2022).
22 February 2016 Publication

Letter from Lord Krebs to Elizabeth Truss MP on water abstraction

Lord Krebs, Chair of the Adaptation Sub-Committee, has written to the Secretary of State, Elizabeth Truss MP, to offer the Committee's support for the Government's proposed water abstraction reforms set out in January 2016.
12 February 2016 Publication

Response to 2015 progress report from UK Regulators Network

The Chair of the UK Regulators Network (UKRN), Cathryn Ross, has written to the Committee on Climate Change. The letter comes in response to the Adaptation Sub-Committee's (ASC) 2015 progress report to Parliament. The ASC's report included a recommendation directed at the UKRN.
12 February 2016 Publication

Response to 2015 progress in preparing for climate change report from Ofwat Chief Executive

The Chief Executive of Ofwat, Cathryn Ross, has written to the Committee on Climate Change. The letter comes in response to the Adaptation Sub-Committee's (ASC) 2015 progress report to Parliament. The ASC's report included a number of recommendations directed at Ofwat.
28 January 2016 Publication
CCC letter to Amber Rudd MP

Implications of the Paris Agreement for the fifth carbon budget

A letter from the Committee on Climate Change to the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change setting out how the outcome of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP21) affects the CCC's advice on the recommended level of the UK's fifth carbon budget.
20 January 2016 Publication
Letter to Huw Irranca-Davies

Submission to Environmental Audit Committee inquiry on soil health

Lord Krebs of the Adaptation Sub-Committee (ASC) has written to Huw Irranca-Davies MP, Chair of the Commons' Environmental Audit Committee, to provide written evidence to the EAC's inquiry into soil health.
17 December 2015 Publication
Letter from ASC on flooding

CCC welcomes Government initiatives to review UK flood risk

The Adaptation Sub Committee of the Committee on Climate Change (ASC) welcomes the announcement of two Government initiatives to review flood risk and response following recent flooding in parts of Northern England and Scotland in two letters to Oliver Letwin MP and Rory Stewart MP.