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

28 January 2016
28 January 2016 | Publication

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
20 January 2016 | Publication

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
17 December 2015 | Publication

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.
20 March 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.