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7 May 2019
Publication
7 May 2019 | Publication

The UK’s contribution to a Paris-consistent global emissions reduction pathway (Grantham Institute, Imperial College London)

This report by the Grantham Institute, Imperial College London was produced to support the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC) 2019 report Net Zero: The UK’s contribution to stopping global warming.This research provided supporting information for Chapter 3 of the CCC’s report, considering an appropriate UK contribution to the global effort.
7 May 2019
Publication
7 May 2019 | Publication

Accelerated Electrification and the GB Electricity System

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) commissioned Vivid Economics and Imperial College to consider the energy system implications of accelerated uptake of electric vehicles and hybrid heat pumps, compared to the CCC’s Fifth Carbon Budget Central scenario, with a focus on network implications.
2 May 2019
News stories
2 May 2019 | News stories

Phase out greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 to end UK contribution to global warming

Phase out greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 to end UK contribution to global warming. The UK can end its contribution to global warming within 30 years by setting an ambitious new target to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) says today.
2 May 2019
Publication
2 May 2019 | Publication

Net Zero – Technical Report

This technical report accompanies the 'Net Zero' advice report which is the Committee's recommendation to the UK Government and Devolved Administrations on the date for a net-zero emissions target in the UK and revised long-term targets in Scotland and Wales.
17 April 2019
Publication
17 April 2019 | Publication

Net Zero – Responses to Call for Evidence

On 15 October 2018 the governments of the UK, Scotland and Wales asked the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) to provide advice on the UK and Devolved Administrations’ long-term climate change targets. The Committee launched a call for evidence to help inform that advice. These are the responses we received.
11 January 2019
Blogs
11 January 2019 | Blogs

Chris Stark: 2019 promises some of the most important work we’ve ever produced

A very happy new year from the CCC. In 2018 we celebrated the tenth anniversary of the Climate Change Act, which established the Committee on Climate Change. As we enter our second decade, we’re in rude health. 2019 promises some of the most important work we’ve ever produced.
30 October 2018
News stories
30 October 2018 | News stories

Zero carbon economy Call for Evidence

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has today launched a new Call for Evidence to support is forthcoming advice to the UK Government and the Devolved Administrations on long-term targets for greenhouse gas emissions and the UK’s transition to a net zero-carbon economy.