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

30 June 2017
30 June 2017 | Publication

Roadmap for flexibility services to 2030 (Poyry and Imperial College London)

This report accompanies the Committee on Climate Change’s 2017 Report to Parliament: Meeting Carbon Budgets - Closing the Policy Gap. It was written by Pöyry Management Consulting and Imperial College London. It sets out a roadmap for improving the flexibility of the UK electricity system in a way that is consistent with the UK's carbon budgets.
20 September 2016
News stories
20 September 2016 | News stories

Energy policy is about more than Hinkley, says CCC

The Government has confirmed it will go ahead with a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point C. However, delivering a cost-effective, secure and low-carbon power system will require a number of further decisions about the power sector, the Committee on Climate Change says.
13 September 2016
13 September 2016 | Publication

Reducing emissions in Scotland – 2016 progress report

This is the CCC's fifth report on Scotland's progress towards meeting emission reduction targets, as requested by Scottish Ministers under the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009.
12 September 2016
News stories
12 September 2016 | News stories

CCC welcomes renewed interest in Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) technology

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) today welcomes renewed interest in Carbon Capture and Storage technology, given its potential importance in reducing UK emissions at least cost. The technology is the subject of a major new independent review by the Parliamentary Advisory Group on CCS.
6 September 2016
6 September 2016 | Blog

The industry of decarbonisation

The new UK Government has an opportunity to take full advantage of the global shift to a low-carbon economy, says Matthew Bell, Chief Executive of the Committee on Climate Change.
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