Every five years the UK government sets out how it intends to manage the increasing risks from flooding, drought, heat, sea level rise and severe weather in a ‘National Adaptation Programme.’ Kathryn Brown, Head of Adaptation at the Committee on Climate Change, takes a first look at the government’s latest plan and considers whether it’s fit for purpose.
In this report the Committee sets out four key messages to Government to put emissions reductions on track, based on the lessons of the last decade.
A decade on, let’s celebrate what the CCC has achieved and restate the arguments for its creation, writes new Chief Executive, Chris Stark.
Energy and Climate Change Minister, Claire Perry MP, has announced that the Government will ask the Committee on Climate Change to provide new advice on the implications of the 2015 Paris Agreement for the UK’s long-term targets to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions.
This report provides the Committee on Climate Change’s independent assessment of the UK Government's Clean Growth Strategy.
This report advises on the level at which Welsh interim carbon targets and Welsh carbon Budgets should be set. It comes in response to a request from the Welsh Government for independent advice from the Committee on Climate Change on these targets. The Committee’s advice takes into account specific factors relating to the Welsh economy and its sources of emissions.
Wales can play a leading role in tackling climate change while growing its economy and improving the wellbeing of its population, the Committee on Climate Change says today in a new report. ‘Building a low-carbon economy in Wales – Setting Welsh carbon targets’ provides independent advice to the Welsh Government on the level at which […]
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) is looking to appoint two new expert members specialising in climate science and the power sector.
This supporting research accompanies the Committee on Climate Change’s 2017 Report to Parliament: Meeting Carbon Budgets – Closing the policy gap.
The UK’s transition to a resilient, low-carbon economy is in danger of being derailed by a lack of Government action on climate change, the Committee on Climate Change says.