12 Sep '12, 8am

Lord Deben appointed Chair of Committee on Climate Change,

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) is an independent body established under the Climate Change Act to advise the Government on emissions targets, and to report to Parliament on progress made in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. For more information on the CCC, please visit the CCC website . The Climate Change Act 2008 specifies that the appointment of the CCC Chair and its Members are made jointly by the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (SofS) and Ministers in the devolved administrations. Lord Deben was a Member of Parliament until 2010. His ministerial experience included Secretary of State for the Environment and Minister for Agriculture Fisheries and Food. He was twice awarded the title "Parliamentarian who did most for the environment internationally" by the BBC as well as being described as "the best Environment Secretary we've ever had" by Friend...

Full article: http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/news/pn12_101/pn12_...

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