Tag Archive for 'Climate Change committee'

No business plan for a world where temperatures could increase by 2°C

November 14th, 2013 by PwC

Jonathan Grant, director, PwC, said of the latest Climate Change Committee latest report “Fourth carbon budget Review” that “the Committee is right to highlight the danger of changing tack or rolling back regulations, as it could undermine business and investor confidence that long term UK government policy will deliver what is needed to tackle climate […]

Friends of the Earth explains UK carbon budgets

May 17th, 2011 by Friends of the Earth

Under the Climate Change Act 2008 a legally binding target was set to reduce the UK’s emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) to at least 80% below 1990 levels by 2050. Friends of the Earth led the successful campaign for the Climate Change Act. To ensure this target is met, a series of carbon budgets have […]

UK government ambition must match Climate Change Committee recommendations

December 7th, 2010 by WWF

As the UK government prepares new legislation aimed at improving the energy efficiency of buildings and reducing emissions from the power sector, the Committee on Climate Change has set out what it sees as the key measures needed to ensure the UK cuts its CO2 emissions by 60 per cent by 2030 (relative to 1990 […]