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

28 June 2017
28 June 2017 | Publication

Understanding the UK Greenhouse Gas Inventory (NPL)

This research was commissioned to help inform the Committee on Climate Change’s 2017 report on Quantifying Greenhouse Gas Emissions. It was prepared by the National Physical Laboratory.
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.
30 June 2016
30 June 2016 | Publication

Progress report 2016: meeting carbon budgets

This is the Committee's eighth annual report detailing the UK’s progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and meeting carbon budgets. The report shows that UK emissions have fallen rapidly in the power sector, but that progress has stalled in other sectors, such as heating in buildings, transport, industry and agriculture.
26 November 2015
26 November 2015 | Publication

Sectoral scenarios for the fifth carbon budget – Technical report

This technical report accompanies the fifth carbon budget - the next step towards a low-carbon economy, the Committee's published advice on the level of the fifth carbon budget. It describes the scenarios used by the Committee to inform its judgements over the cost-effective path.
15 October 2015
15 October 2015 | Publication

Government response to 2015 progress report

This set of three documents comprises the Government's response to the CCC and ASC's joint 2015 progress report, 'Reducing emissions and preparing for climate change.'
30 June 2015
30 June 2015 | Publication

Reducing emissions and preparing for climate change: 2015 Progress Report to Parliament

This is the Committee’s first report to the new Parliament and the first report under sections 36 and 59 of the Climate Change Act, covering both progress towards meeting carbon budgets and progress on adaptation to climate change. It includes the CCC’s first ever statutory assessment of the National Adaptation Programme. The report comes in 3 volumes: […]
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