Tag Archive for 'Carbon budgets'

UK household energy bill increases caused mainly by rising cost of gas

December 14th, 2011 by Committee on Climate Change

The UK Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has published its first comprehensive analysis of the impact of meeting carbon budgets on household energy bills. The Committee concludes that recent bill increases are primarily due to increased wholesale gas costs. Out to 2020, policies to achieve a low-carbon economy will add around £110 to bills – […]

Meeting Carbon Budgets – the need for a step change – A Progress Report to the UK Parliament

October 12th, 2009 by Richard Lord

“Meeting Carbon Budgets – the need for a step change” is the Committee on Climate Change‘s (CCC) first annual progress report to Parliament. It assesses the progress that has been made by Government so far in reducing emissions and the implications of the recession and ‘credit crunch’ for meeting carbon budgets. The report will set […]