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
The UK is thought to require at least 75GW of operating offshore wind capacity to reach the net zero target in 2050.
The Committee will bring together ministers responsible for domestic and international climate change policy
The Committee on Climate Change says must used as part of a wider suite of policy instruments.
That’s the call from Lord Deben, Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change, who spoke to the Environmental Audit Committee this morning
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
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?
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
Professor Keith Bell will take up the position of power sector specialist on the Committee for a five-year term
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