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22 May 2019
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22 May 2019 | Publication

Extension to Fuel Switching Extension Engagement Study – Deep decarbonisation of UK industries – Assumptions Log

In a previous study for BEIS, Element Energy and Jacobs considered the potential of fuel switching in industrial heating applications. The study covered just over half of fossil fuel use in manufacturing (120 TWh of a total 215 TWh). The Committee on Climate Change commissioned Element Energy to extend the study so that abatement of all manufacturing combustion emissions by fuel switching was considered.
7 May 2019
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7 May 2019 | Publication

The UK’s contribution to a Paris-consistent global emissions reduction pathway (Grantham Institute, Imperial College London)

This report by the Grantham Institute, Imperial College London was produced to support the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC) 2019 report Net Zero: The UK’s contribution to stopping global warming.This research provided supporting information for Chapter 3 of the CCC’s report, considering an appropriate UK contribution to the global effort.
7 May 2019
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7 May 2019 | Publication

Accelerated Electrification and the GB Electricity System

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) commissioned Vivid Economics and Imperial College to consider the energy system implications of accelerated uptake of electric vehicles and hybrid heat pumps, compared to the CCC’s Fifth Carbon Budget Central scenario, with a focus on network implications.
17 December 2018
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17 December 2018 | Publication

Coastal flood and erosion risk in England (Sayers)

This report, by Sayers and Partners, accompanies the CCC’s ‘Managing the coast in a changing climate‘ report, published in October 2018.
12 December 2018
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12 December 2018 | Publication

Bioenergy Call for Evidence report

This report summarises the responses received to a Call for Evidence the Committee on Climate Change ran in late 2017 and early 2018 to inform its 'Biomass in a low-carbon economy' report.