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22 October 2015
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22 October 2015 | Publication

System integration costs for alternative low carbon generation technologies (Nera)

This study, commissioned by the Committee on Climate Change from NERA Economic Consulting, looks at the interaction between these reforms with other aspects of the prevailing market and regulatory arrangements in the electricity market, and in particular the system integration costs associated with alternative low-carbon generation technologies.
19 October 2015
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19 October 2015 | Publication

Projections of future flood risk in the UK (Sayers)

This assessment looks at future flood risk in the UK. It considers three climate change scenarios and three population growth projections: low, high and no growth. The analysis presented covers the whole of the UK and the risks associated with coastal, fluvial, surface water and groundwater flooding.
16 September 2015
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16 September 2015 | Publication

Assessment of climate change impacts on UK natural assets (AECOM)

This research, by AECOM, provides an aggregate assessment of climate change impacts on the goods and benefits provided by the UK’s natural assets. It was one of four projects commissioned to inform the UK Climate Change Risk Assessment evidence report published in 2016.
11 September 2015
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11 September 2015 | Publication

Updated projections for water availability for the UK (HR Wallingford)

This research evaluates the contributing factors for the current levels of risk in water resource planning and then projects these according to a selection of various climate, population, adaptation and environmental protection approaches to 2100.
7 September 2015
Publication
7 September 2015 | Publication

Impact of real-world driving on emissions from UK cars and vans

The Committee on Climate Change commissioned Element Energy and ICCT to understand in more detail the specific contributions to the emissions gap for the UK car and van fleet. The research also examines the potential long-term impact of new laboratory and on-road test procedures and the extent to which they can close the gap.
26 June 2015
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26 June 2015 | Publication

Local authority action on climate change adaptation (by JBA and LUC)

This report was commissioned from JBA Consulting and LUC by the Committee on Climate change. It provides supporting research for the CCC’s report: Reducing emissions and preparing for climate change: 2015 Progress Report to Parliament. The supporting research provides a review of the activities being undertaken by local authorities and local enterprise partnerships.
26 June 2015
Publication
26 June 2015 | Publication

Soil erosion and water use in agriculture (by Cranfield University)

This report was commissioned from Cranfield University by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC). It provides supporting research for the CCC's report: Reducing emissions and preparing for climate change: 2015 Progress Report to Parliament.
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