Reducing UK Emissions
Committee on Climate Change

10 July 2019

The Committee on Climate Change has just released its report "Reducing UK Emissions" which gives a clear endorsement to the use of heat pumps for low-carbon heating.

GSHPA welcomes the Reducing UK Emissions report and the key recommendation that the UK Government now needs to take actions to implement policies that will lead to Net Zero carbon emissions by 2050.

Following the adoption of a net zero target by 2050 on the Committee's recommendations and this subsequently being legislated in Parliament, this report summarises what the Government are currently doing and the impacts it has had. The report identifies a strong message that, despite some important foundations, progress is insufficient even for previous targets, and a major ramp-up is now needed for the net-zero target.

Key points:

The Committee has called for the Government to:


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