8 July 2020 News story
The Committee on Climate Change has today responded to the Chancellor's summer economic update 'A Plan for Jobs' , acknowledging the focus of support towards green jobs.
25 June 2020 News story
Ministers must seize the opportunity to turn the COVID-19 crisis into a defining moment in the fight against climate change, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) says today. In its annual report to Parliament, the Committee provides comprehensive new advice to the Government on delivering an economic recovery that accelerates the transition to a cleaner, net-zero emissions economy and strengthens the country’s resilience to the impacts of climate change.
25 June 2020 Publication
This is the Committee’s 2020 report to Parliament, assessing progress in reducing UK emissions over the past year. This year, the report includes new advice to the UK Government on securing a green and resilient recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic.
1 June 2020 Publication
This is a letter from the CCC in response to a formal request from the UK Government, Scottish Government, Welsh Government and Northern Ireland Assembly regarding the future of carbon pricing in UK, specifically in relation to the successor to the EU Emissions Trading Systems (ETS) after EU exit.
6 May 2020 Publication
This is a letter from Lord Deben, Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change, and Baroness Brown, Chair of the CCC’s Adaptation Committee, to Roseanna Cunningham MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform. The letter is in response to a formal request for advice on a ‘green recovery for Scotland’.
6 May 2020 Publication
This is a letter from Lord Deben, Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change, and Baroness Brown, Chair of the CCC’s Adaptation Committee, to Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP Prime Minister of the UK. As the Government considers its approach to rebuilding after the COVID-19 crisis we are writing to advise on how climate policy can play a core part.
6 May 2020 News story
The Committee on Climate Change sets out six key principles to rebuild the nation following the COVID-19 pandemic whilst delivering a stronger, cleaner and more resilient economy.
14 April 2020 News story
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) will amend its 2020 work programme to respond to the global Covid-19 pandemic the CCC’s Chief Executive, Chris Stark, has announced.
11 March 2020 News story
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) today welcomes new measures to reduce emissions and improve the UK’s resilience to climate change in the Government’s Budget 2020, but says new investment must now be supported by longer-term policies to get UK climate action back on track.
5 March 2020 Insights
2020. It’s the year of climate action. The decade of delivery . Fridays are for the future. These slogans are apt at a crucial time in the fight against climate change. The groups issuing them– government, business, and citizens – must all work in partnership to achieve success. Here at the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) we will continue to play our role, making evidence-based recommendations to inform the UK’s climate response. The big one for us this year will come on 9 September, when we publish our advice to Government on the recommended level of the sixth carbon budget.