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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
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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. Download the report: Research to […]
26 June 2015
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26 June 2015 | Publication

Potential Carbon Capture and Storage Cost Reduction Mechanisms (by Pöyry and Element Energy)

This report was commissioned from Pöyry & Element Energy 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 finds that: while initial Carbon Capture and Storage projects were likely to cost~£140-200/MWh if they were ‘stand alone’ […]
26 June 2015
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26 June 2015 | Publication

Cost reduction in carbon capture and storage and offshore wind (by Imperial)

This report was commissioned from Imperial College London 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 considers: strategies for deployment of both carbon carbon and storage and offshore wind, and strategies for reducing the cost of […]
30 April 2014
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30 April 2014 | Publication

Current and future risk to the chemicals, paper and mining and quarrying industries (by WRc)

This report was commissioned from WRc by the Adaptation Sub-Committee (ASC). It provides supporting research for the ASC’s report: Managing climate risks to well-being and the economy – Adaptation Sub-Committee progress report. The supporting research develops and evaluates a set of indicators to help assess the UK’s adaptation progress to climate change. The research also sets out a selection of measures […]
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