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

30 October 2018
News stories
30 October 2018 | News stories

CCC launches 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.
16 October 2018
Publication
16 October 2018 | Publication

Developing indicators of climate risk

This report is a 2-year project to develop a set of indicators for a new climate change risk assessment system as a proof of concept.
16 October 2018
Blogs
16 October 2018 | Blogs

Developing a blueprint for monitoring global climate change risk

The Committee on Climate Change and the China Expert Panel on Climate Change have published a joint report on Climate Risk Indicators. The two-year project aimed to develop a set of indicators for a new climate change risk assessment system as a proof of concept. Dr Andy Russell explains.
8 October 2018
Blogs
8 October 2018 | Blogs

It’s now or never for one and a half degrees

Today the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published its Special Report on ‘Global Warming of 1.5°C’. Mike Thompson, Head of Carbon Budgets at the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) reflects on the report and what it means for the Committee’s next phase of work.
8 October 2018
News stories
8 October 2018 | News stories

CCC welcomes IPCC Special Report on 1.5°C

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) today welcomes the publication of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) Special Report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.
19 July 2018
Blogs
19 July 2018 | Blogs

The new National Adaptation Programme: Hit or miss?

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.
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