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22 April 2014
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22 April 2014 | Publication

Infrastructure in a low-carbon energy system to 2030 (by Element Energy and Imperial)

This report was commissioned from Element Energy and Imperial College London by the Committee. It provides supporting research for the CCC’s Fourth Carbon Budget Review – part 2. The supporting research looks at the cost of the infrastructure required for a low carbon system by 2030, with regards to transmission and distribution systems. It explores: a number […]
31 March 2014
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31 March 2014 | Publication

Estimating global value chain impacts associated with UK consumption (by University of Leeds)

This report was commissioned from the University of Leeds 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 supply chain of UK products is complex and reliant on overseas production processes. This supporting research details the UK’s trade dependencies and […]
31 March 2014
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31 March 2014 | Publication

Indicators to assess the resilience of health and emergency planning in England (by HR Wallingford)

This report was commissioned from HR Wallingford 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 provides a list of 22 indicators to consider when analysing the projected impacts of climate change on health and emergency planning. When […]
30 March 2014
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30 March 2014 | Publication

Approached to account for current and future climate hazards (by HR Wallingford)

This report was commissioned from HR Wallingford 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 looks at whether weather-related hazards have been taken into account when considering applications to the Planning Inspectorate and the Infrastructure Planning Commission. […]
28 February 2014
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28 February 2014 | Publication

The risks to housing from overheating

This report was commissioned from BRE 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 uses data from the English House Survey to assess the profile of English dwellings at risk from overheating. The report concludes: around […]
28 July 2013
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28 July 2013 | Publication

Review of the impacts of carbon budget measures on human health and the environment (by Ricardo AEA)

This report, Review of the impacts of carbon budget measures on human health and the environment, was commissioned from Ricardo-AEA by the Committee on Climate Change. It provides supporting information for the Fourth Carbon Budget Review part 2 – the cost-effective path to the 2050 target report. The report details the benefits and costs to the environment and human health from […]
30 June 2013
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30 June 2013 | Publication

Estimating emissions associated with future UK consumption patterns (by Leeds University)

This report was commissioned from Leeds University by the Committee on Climate Change. It provides supporting research for the CCC’s report: Reducing the UK’s carbon footprint and managing competitiveness risks. The report estimates a times series of past UK consumption emissions between 1993-2010 (compared with production emissions) and further estimates consumption emissions out to 2050 under various […]
31 May 2013
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31 May 2013 | Publication

Analysis of the air quality impacts of potential CCC scenarios (by Imperial)

Analysis of the air quality impacts of potential CCC scenarios was commission from Imperial College London by the Committee on Climate Change. It supports the Fourth Carbon Budget Review – part 2. The report provides detail about the air quality impacts of three scenarios and explores the air quality impacts of changes in the agricultural sector.
26 September 2011
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26 September 2011 | Publication

Response of emissions to economic growth/recession (by Cambridge Econometrics)

This report was commissioned from Cambridge Econometrics by the Committee on Climate Change. It provides supporting research for the CCC’s report: Meeting Carbon Budgets – 3rd Progress Report to Parliament. The supporting research considers whether growth and recession periods have implications for long-term emissions because of persistent changes to economic growth prospects, global energy prices, and the […]
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