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

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.
7 October 2015 Publication

CCC response to call for evidence from House of Lords built environment select committee

This is a written statement from the Committee on Climate Change in response to a call for evidence from the built environment select committee of the House of Lords.
22 September 2015 Publication

Clarifying the direction of low-carbon policy

A letter from Lord Deben to The Rt. Hon. Amber Rudd MP on clarifying the direction for low-carbon policy.
7 September 2015 Publication

Response to consultation on Ofwat’s role in water sector resilience

A letter from Daniel Johns, Head of Adaptation at the Committee on Climate Change, setting out the Adaptation Sub-Committee's response to a consultation about Ofwat's role in water sector resilience.
15 June 2015 Publication

Letter: Environment and Sustainability Committee inquiry into the Environment (Wales) Bill

To: National Assembly for Wales Environment and Sustainability Committee A letter from Matthew Bell, Chief Executive of the Committee on Climate change, providing initial observations on the use of carbon budgets within the Environment (Wales) Bill  (2015).
20 March 2015 Publication

Letter: Preserving the integrity of the UK’s Climate Change Regime

A letter from Edward Davey MP, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change seeking advice from the CCC on how to deal with a 'loophole' in in the carbon budgets system whilst maintaining the integrity of the UK's approach to tackling climate change.
11 March 2015 Publication
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Letter: Response to the consultation on changes to the Display Energy Certificates regime in public buildings

A letter from Lord Deben, Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change, setting out the case for not weakening the Display Energy Certificate regime for public buildings.