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

Total to develop floating wind projects in Celtic Sea with Simple Blue Energy

The UK is thought to require at least 75GW of operating offshore wind capacity to reach the net zero target in 2050.

Boris Johnson to chair new Cabinet Committee on Climate Change

The Committee will bring together ministers responsible for domestic and international climate change policy

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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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 report on biomass and UK land use: Industry responds

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has warned the UK’s land must be used as a more effective carbon store and called for better use of biomass