Welcome to the CCC’s call for evidence to inform our advice on the UK’s Seventh Carbon Budget (2038-2042), Wales’s Fourth Carbon Budget (2031-2035) and Northern Ireland’s Fourth Carbon Budget (2038-2042).*
We welcome individuals, organisations and representative bodies to submit evidence via answering any of the thirteen questions. Download a PDF of the call for evidence questions at this link.
Our methodology is explained in the CCC’s ‘Proposed methodology for the Seventh Carbon Budget advice’, which can be found on our webpage.
All of the questions state their corresponding section in the CCC’s ‘Proposed methodology for the Seventh Carbon Budget advice’, have a 500-word limit and a multi-select option that indicates whether the submitted answer is general or only relevant to particular sector(s) – please use this to ensure your answer goes to the correct place. Please evidence, in Word or PDF format (maximum size 8 megabytes), that supports your answers via the ‘Further evidence’ option on each question. We particularly welcome references to robust and independent studies and international examples of good practice.
The call for evidence closes on the 16th of January 2024 after which we will before finalising the methodology underpinning our advice We intend to publish every response we receive unless explicitly requested not to. As a public body, Freedom of Information legislative requirements and Environmental Information Regulations apply to all data held by the CCC.
Thank you in advance for your contributions.
Please read the CCC’s ‘Proposed methodology for the Seventh Carbon Budget advice’ before answering the following questions.
*Scotland already has its future interim decadal targets in law (for 2030 and 2040) as well as annual targets and a Net Zero by 2045 target. This call for evidence will be used to inform any future advice related to these targets.
As a public body, Freedom of Information legislative requirements and Environmental Information Regulations apply to all data held by the CCC.