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CCC launch Call for Evidence

CCC launch Call for Evidence 25 November 2019

A second Call for Evidence is now open to inform the UK’s 3rd Climate Change Risk Assessment. The Committee on Climate Change are assessing the risks and opportunities climate change brings to the UK, using the latest scientific and economic understanding.

Evidence should be submitted by 31st January 2020

Background

Under the 2008 Climate Change Act, the government is required to provide Parliament with a comprehensive assessment of the risks and opportunities that climate change poses to the UK every 5 years. The 3rd Climate Change Risk Assessment, CCRA3, is due to be laid before Parliament by January 2022.

A consortium led by the University of Exeter has been contracted by the CCC to prepare the analysis and draft the technical chapters for the Evidence Report. The Call for Evidence is available on their website.

The CCC are seeking academic and non–academic evidence on risks and opportunities to the UK from changes in our own climate and from climate change elsewhere in the world, and on adaptation measures in place or planned.

How to submit evidence

Please submit evidence by email to CCRA3evidence@exeter.ac.uk accompanied by the CCRA3 2nd Call for Evidence Proforma which is designed to help us identify the most relevant aspect of the assessment to which it relates.

Evidence should be received by 31st January 2020

Read more at https://www.exeter.ac.uk/gsi/ccra3/evidence/#w7yhb2AJY7JPWTXQ.99

If you are submitting evidence from Northern Ireland please keep Climate NI informed by also sending your submission to amy@climatenorthernireland.org.uk