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.

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CCC’s 2050 net-zero target: Industry responds

The CCC has told the UK Government what it must do to tackle climate change – but what does the energy sector think of the announcement?

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CCC: UK ‘must set 2050 net-zero emissions target’

The Committee on Climate Change has told the government this is necessary to stay in line with the UK’s commitment under the Paris Agreement

New appointment to Committee on Climate Change

Professor Keith Bell will take up the position of power sector specialist on the Committee for a five-year term