The Committee on Climate Change’s net zero report issues a ‘put up or shut up’ moment for Westminster, with pressure to comply ratcheting up. Liam Stoker looks at why the report is far from a run of the mill recommendation.
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has once again warned the government over carrying over surplus emissions reductions to meet future budgets.
The head of the government’s own climate watchdog has slammed its response to an annual progress report as “just not good enough”.
The decarbonisation of transport offers Scotland its biggest challenge in meeting its emissions reduction targets, despite outperforming the rest of the UK overall, according to the country’s climate change watchdog.
The government has confirmed plans to hold new Contracts for Difference (CfD) auctions for offshore and remote island wind projects, with the first to be held in May 2019.
Lord Deben cut a frustrated figure during the Committee on Climate Change’s progress report launch earlier this week. Liam Stoker looks at what’s caused a stark change in tone at the Committee of late.
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has rebuked the government for failing to deliver a pipeline of decarbonisation policies across several sectors, stressing that the time for it to address climate matters is running out.
Today the Committee on Climate Change has delivered its verdict on the government’s Clean Growth Strategy, ultimately calling for more urgent action or risk failing to meet its statutory climate targets.
The UK government must issue firmer, more ambitious decarbonisation policies as a “matter of urgency” if it is to meet its fourth and fifth carbon budgets.