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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

CCC: UK homes are ‘largely unprepared for climate change’

The Committee on Climate Change warns the nation’s legally-binding climate targets will not be met without the reduction of emissions from buildings

New climate scientist joins Committee on Climate Change

Professor Piers Forster has played a significant role authoring reports by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

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CCC hydrogen report: Industry responds

It is calling on the government to develop a low carbon heat strategy within the next three years to encourage commercial investment in producing hydrogen

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UK should explore hydrogen heating for homes and industry

The Committee on Climate Change says the government should develop a low carbon heat strategy within the next three years