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    Cross-party group of parliamentarians call for urgent action on climate change

    Cross party group of parliamentarians call for urgent action on climate change by adapting the 2008 Climate Change Act so it is in line with the Paris Agreement, and pursuing simple, lower cost solutions like solar, onshore wind and increased rates of energy efficiency.

    The APPCCG and the Sustainability team at Policy Connect hosted the Christmas reception 'Net Zero Britain' on 5th of December. It was set up to allow a cross party group of parliamentarians to discuss the opportunities and challenges associated with reaching net zero emissions in the UK. The event was attended by a wide number of organisations, including industry, academia, trade bodies, parliamentarians, members of the civil service, public bodies and NGOs. 

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    New Report: "Is staying online costing the Earth?"

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    Is staying online costing the Earth? looks at the carbon footprint and energy consumption of different parts of the internet, as well as the potential for internet-connected tech to enable further reductions in carbon emissions in other sectors in the UK.

    This report has been co-chaired by Antoinette Sandbach MP, Conservative Member of Parliament for Eddisbury and member of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee; and Daniel Zeichner MP, Labour Member of Parliament for Cambridge. It was launched to Parliament on 20th February 2018.

    This report was covered in the Guardian.

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The APPCCG is the leading forum informing the climate change discussion between parliamentarians, business leaders, NGOs and academics.  

We are a coalition of leading businesses, parliamentarians and organisations informing better policy-making in government. The APPCCG aims to put climate change mitigation and adaptation and at the core of policy making and political activity in Parliament.

The APPCCG aims to encourage effective policymaking in Westminster through a number of key events, roundtable discussions and fundamental research activity.

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