Net Zero Carbon Emissions: Uk’S Progress

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:26 pm on 28th February 2019.

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Photo of Clive Lewis Clive Lewis Shadow Minister (Treasury) 3:26 pm, 28th February 2019

Does the hon. Gentleman acknowledge that the IPCC report on a 1.5°C target said that we need to make the necessary reductions to our greenhouse emissions by 2030? Unfortunately, the Government are telling the Committee on Climate Change that they cannot look at that reduction until 2050. That seems to me to be a little bit late in the day.