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

19 March 2019 News story

Chris Stark: Towards Net Zero

On 2 May, the CCC will publish new advice on the UK's long-term climate change targets. Ahead of that report to Government, CCC Chief Executive, Chris Stark, addressed the Business Green Leaders Briefing to share his observations about the 'climate choices' that lie ahead.
19 March 2019 Publication

Final assessment of Scotland’s first Climate Change Adaptation Programme

This report, by the CCC’s Adaptation Committee, is the second independent assessment of the Scottish Climate Change Adaptation Programme (SCCAP) which is required under the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009.
21 February 2019 News story
Aerial view of UK housing

UK homes unfit for the challenges of climate change, CCC says

Government must act now to improve the quality of UK homes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to safeguard our comfort, health and wellbeing as the climate changes, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) says today.
21 February 2019 Publication

UK housing: Fit for the future?

This report, by the Committee on Climate Change and its Adaptation Committee, assesses whether the UK's housing stock is adequately prepared for the challenges of climate change.
30 January 2019 News story
Richard Dawson and Jim Hall

Professor Richard Dawson appointed to the CCC’s Adaptation Committee

The Adaptation Committee welcomes Professor Richard Dawson who will serve for a three-year term, and thanks long-serving Committee member, Professor Jim Hall.
21 December 2018 News story
Flooding on King's Staith, York, England, United Kingdom

CCC to advise the Government on its third assessment of UK climate change risks

The UK Government has formally asked the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) to prepare an independent Evidence Report to support the UK’s third comprehensive assessment of the risks and opportunities from climate change.
17 December 2018 Publication

Coastal flood and erosion risk in England (Sayers)

This report, by Sayers and Partners, accompanies the CCC’s ‘Managing the coast in a changing climate‘ report, published in October 2018.
17 December 2018 Publication

Economics of coastal change management in England (Jacobs)

This report, by Jacobs, accompanies the CCC's 'Managing the coast in a changing climate' report, published in October 2018.
13 December 2018 News story

Rosalyn Schofield and Ece Ozdemiroglu reappointed to Adaptation Committee

Two members of the CCC’s Adaptation Committee, Rosalyn Schofield and Ece Ozdemiroglu, have been reappointed for a further three-year term.
12 December 2018 Publication

Exploring the economics of land use change (JBA Consulting)

This report by JBA Consulting was produced to support the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC) 2018 report on Land use: Reducing emissions and preparing for climate change (2018) report.