The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) is an independent body established under the Climate Change Act to advise the UK Government on setting carbon budgets, and to report to Parliament on the progress made in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Launched on 1 April 2006, BERRs Low Carbon Buildings Programme Phase 1 will run over four years and replaces the previous DTI Clear Skies and Solar PV grant programmes. Open to householders, public, not for profit and commercial organisations across the UK (except the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man), the programme will demonstrate how energy efficiency and microgeneration can work hand in hand to create low carbon buildings.
Welcome to the website of the Green Fiscal Commission. The Commission was publicly launched on 14 November 2007 and over the next year and half we will be looking in detail at the whole range of issues surrounding green taxes and environmental tax reform (ETR). The Commission’s work will cover four broad areas:
How green taxes/ ETR works
The environmental, economic and social implications of ETR
Attitudes to green taxes and ETR
Communication of our findings.
The Climate Change Communication Initiative is led by Defra in partnership with the Energy Saving Trust, the Carbon Trust, the Department of Trade and Industry, the Environment Agency, the UK Climate Impacts Programme and the Department for Transport.
The UK Global Environmental Change Committee (GECC) is an Inter-Agency Committee which provides a forum to coordinate UK involvement in the science and technology of climate change and other global environmental change, both nationally and internationally. It reviews the effectiveness of the national capacity, capability and performance in these areas and makes recommendations, including identification of lead agencies.
Environmental Audit Committee 28 November 2007 NEW INQUIRY Climate change and local, regional and devolved government The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) is today launching an inquiry into climate change and local, regional and devolved government.