Committee on Climate Change

Committee on Climate Change logo

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

22 December 2015
22 December 2015 | Publication

ASC urges consideration of climate impacts in Housing and Planning Bill

Lord Krebs, chairman of the Adaptation Sub-Committee of the Committee on Climate Change (ASC), wrote to Baroness Williams of Trafford to urge her to consider the implications of climate change in the Housing and Planning Bill. The Bill was debated in the House of Lords in early 2016.
8 July 2014
8 July 2014 | Publication

Managing climate risks to well-being and the economy: ASC progress report 2014

The report investigates the threats and opportunities for the country from climate change, focusing on the risks to infrastructure, business and public health. It also provides an update on previous analysis on flooding, and considers the current capacity in the emergency response system to handle climate extremes.
16 October 2009
News stories
16 October 2009 | News stories

Experts in public health and climate forecasting appointed to ASC – 16 October 2009

The Secretary of State for Environment, Hilary Benn, and the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Ed Miliband, today announced that Professor Anne Johnson and Professor Tim Palmer will take up the remaining two posts in the Adaptation Sub-Committee, which is chaired by Lord John Krebs.