This letter from Lord Deben, CCC Chairman, is a specific assessment by the Committee of the Department for Transport's Road to Zero Strategy.
This is the Committee's seventh report on Scotland's progress towards meetings emissions targets, as requested by Scottish Ministers under the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009.
Scotland continues to outperform the rest of the UK in reducing its greenhouse gas emissions, but successful strategies for energy and waste mask a lack of progress in other parts of the Scottish economy.
CCC Chief Executive, Chris Stark, responds to the Prime Minister’s announcement on electric vehicle funding at the Zero Emission Vehicle Summit in Birmingham.
New evidence suggests that recently-introduced EU emissions tests for cars and vans are already being manipulated by car manufacturers. Ellie Davies, the CCC’s Transport Analyst, explains why that’s bad news for the UK’s climate change targets, and the public.
The Road to Zero Strategy contains welcome ambition to increase the number of electric vehicles on UK roads by 2030 and to increase new charging infrastructure in homes and on streets. But there are many missed opportunities too, the CCC says.
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.
Ten years after the Climate Change Act came into force, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) says the Government must learn the lessons of the last decade if it is to meet legally-binding targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the 2020s and 2030s. Unless action is taken now, the public faces an unnecessarily expensive […]
A letter from the Committee on Climate Change to the Rt. Hon. Chris Grayling MP, Secretary of State for Transport, about the Airports National Policy Statement.
Transport accounts for a higher share of overall UK greenhouse gas emissions than any other sector of the economy. As the Commission on Travel Demand publishes its first report, the CCC’s Transport Team Leader Ewa Kmietowicz, says the time may now be ripe for policymakers to reframe their approach.