Sunak vs climate advisers on airport expansions

The Prime Minister is reportedly set to reject the formal advice from the Climate Change Committee, defying calls to halt airport expansions

Climate Change Committee: UK fails to deliver on net zero promises

The UK’s independent climate adviser to government has emphasised the urgent need to quadruple annual emissions reductions outside the electricity sector within the next seven years

UK climate adviser calls government ‘hypocrites’ on new North Sea oil and gas

The UK’s Climate Change Committee Chairman has accused the government of hypocrisy over North Sea oil and gas expansion

CCC: ‘Government support could see more than 700k jobs from net zero’

The committee is calling on the government to “bring real meaning to levelling up”

Climate change cooks UK infrastructure: Urgent need for resilience boost

The National Infrastructure Commission and Climate Change Committee have written a letter to the government urging for better plans to improve the resilience of infrastructure to climate change

CCC: ‘NI must restore power-sharing government for net zero success’

Northern Ireland set the goal for net zero by 2050 last spring

Government accused of “lost decade” in preparing for climate change impacts

The Climate Change Committee has found that only five out of 45 adaptation outcomes across different sectors of the UK economy had fully credible planning in place

CCC: ‘Government not spending enough to tackle climate change’

More investment is needed to combat flooding, heatwaves and droughts – the watchdog says

UK’s first coal mine in three decades gets go-ahead

The coal mine in Cumbria will produce fuel for steel-making

CCC says Scottish climate aims ‘at risk’

It claims the country has lost its lead on the rest of the UK for climate progress