CCC: Reducing emissions and adapting to climate change ‘integral to UK’s recovery from coronavirus’

That’s the suggestion from the Committee on Climate Change (CCC), which has written letters to the Prime Minister and First Ministers in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

Coronavirus ‘could facilitate a modal shift in the transport sector’

That’s the suggestion from Keith Bell, Professor of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde

CCC urges Boris Johnson to stop climate change efforts falling short

The CCC notes the Conservative Party’s strong parliamentary majority will permit confident decisions on climate challenges and says it must ‘seize that opportunity’

Fracking with CCUS compatible with net zero goal, says government

BEIS has set out its position on shale gas exploration as Cuadrilla starts work on its second well at the Preston New Road site in Lancashire

Government ‘must not rely on carbon pricing alone to reach net zero’

The Committee on Climate Change says must used as part of a wider suite of policy instruments.

The deadline to electrify the UK’s transport sector by 2040 ‘is too late’

That’s the call from Lord Deben, Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change, who spoke to the Environmental Audit Committee this morning

CCC’s damning report on climate progress: Industry responds

The CCC has suggested the UK Government’s actions to tackle climate change are falling well-short of what is needed to reach net zero by 2050

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UK net zero carbon emissions target: Responses

Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcement follows recent advice from the Committee on Climate Change

Theresa May sets legally binding net zero emissions target for 2050

Young people will have the chance to share future climate policy through the Youth Steering Group that has been set up

Guest Blog: Mark Tarry – The new baseload: renewables + flexibility

The UK has placed itself on a low carbon trajectory, with legally binding climate change targets to reduce greenhouse gases by 80% by 2050.