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

6 July 2016
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6 July 2016 | Publication

Fifth Carbon Budget Dataset

A detailed set of data from the analysis that underpinned the Committee on Climate Change's advice for the fifth carbon budget.
2 December 2015
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2 December 2015 | Publication

Quantifying uncertainty in baseline emissions projections (Cambridge Econometrics)

This report, Quantifying uncertainty over baseline emissions projections, was commissioned to inform advice on the level of the fifth carbon budget. It was written by Cambridge Econometrics. The report identifies a range of uncertainties and assesses their potential impact on emissions pathways.
26 November 2015
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26 November 2015 | Publication

Scenarios for deployment of hydrogen in meeting carbon budgets (E4tech)

The CCC develops scenarios for the UK’s future energy system to assess routes to decarbonisation and to advise UK Government on policy options. Uncertainty to 2050 is large, and so different scenarios are needed to assess different trajectories, targets and technology combinations.
26 November 2015
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26 November 2015 | Publication

An assessment of the potential for demand-side fuel savings in the HGV sector (CfSRF)

Meeting the UK’s 2050 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction target (an 80% reduction from 1990 levels by 2050) at a manageable cost will require significant decarbonisation of the transport sector. This report was commissioned from the Centre for Sustainable Road Freight as part of the Committee's work on preparing its advice on the fifth carbon budget.
26 November 2015
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26 November 2015 | Publication

Research on district heating and local approaches to heat decarbonisation (Element Energy)

There are three core scenarios for deployment of district heating (DH) to 2050: The three scenarios reflect different levels of policy intervention to incentivise and assist the roll-out of district heating in the UK. For each scenario, we have presented the range of heat sources likely to be employed, the associated carbon emissions abatement and the abatement cost.
27 October 2015
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27 October 2015 | Publication

Developing H++ climate change scenarios (Met Office)

This report describes the results of a project to investigate the development of plausible high-end climate change scenarios. It covers the following climate hazards: heat waves, cold snaps, low and high rainfall, droughts, floods and windstorms. An independent report, it has been produced for the Adaptation Sub-Committee to help inform the UK 2017 climate change risk assessment.
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