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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:11 pm on 24th February 2020.

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Photo of George Eustice George Eustice The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 5:11 pm, 24th February 2020

We have made more progress than any other OECD country in decarbonising our economy to date. We are the first major economy to commit to net zero by 2050 and, later this year, we will, of course, be hosting COP26. This is a Government who take climate change very seriously, and it is the case that extreme weather events such as we have seen are linked to climate change.