You are here:

ARCHIVE: Implementing the Climate Change Act 2008

The Climate Change Act 2008 makes the UK the first country in the world to have a legally binding long-term framework to cut carbon emissions. It also creates a framework for building the UK's ability to adapt to climate change.

The Climate Change Bill finished its passage through parliament on 18th November 2008, and was enacted by Royal Assent on 26th November 2008.

Read the Climate Change Act (Office of Public Sector Information website)

Further information

Page last modified: 11 February 2010
Page published: 24 July 2008

You may also be
interested in...

Act on CO2

Documents and