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

11 April 2017
Publication
11 April 2017 | Publication

Quantifying Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The Committee on Climate Change reviews how the UK's greenhouse gas emissions are estimated, where uncertainties lie, and assesses the implications for setting carbon budgets and measuring progress against climate change targets.
22 March 2017
News stories
22 March 2017 | News stories

CCC delivers advice to Scottish Government on new Climate Change Bill

The Scottish Government is proposing to table historic new climate change legislation in the Autumn. It has asked the Committee on Climate Change to provide independent advice on central aspects of that legislation. The Committee has now provided that advice.
3 November 2016
Publication
3 November 2016 | Publication

Lord Krebs writes to Defra Chief Scientist on UKCP18 climate projections

The Chair of the CCC's Adaptation Sub-Committee, Lord Krebs, writes to Defra's Chief Scientific Adviser, Professor Ian Boyd, to provide ongoing advice on the next set of UK climate projections in terms of the extent to which they will meet the needs of the user community.
13 October 2016
Publication
13 October 2016 | Publication

UK climate action following the Paris Agreement

The Paris Agreement marks a significant positive step in global action to tackle climate change. This report considers the domestic actions the UK Government should take as part of a fair contribution to the aims of the Agreement.
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