Baroness Sheehan

Liberal Democrat Peer

Recent appearances

  • Climate Risk Models - Question 25 Jan 2024

    My Lords, I think I heard the Minister say that the next round of the climate biennial exploratory scenarios needs to accommodate disruptive climate events in the 2020s and take account of the revised scientific consensus about the speed—that is the key word—with which adverse climatic events are being observed and new emerging evidence since the 2021 report. Will the Government ask the...
  • Global Heating - Question for Short Debate 18 Jan 2024

    To ask His Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of recent reports that global heating is likely to pass the 1.5-degree Celsius threshold this year, and how they intend to cooperate with international partners to mitigate the impacts of climate change.
  • Global Heating - Question for Short Debate 18 Jan 2024

    My Lords, I thank all noble Lords who will be contributing to this debate; their participation is much appreciated. I also draw attention to my role as a director of Peers for the Planet and to the excellent briefing produced by it for this debate, entitled Why UK Action Matters. My own contribution will focus primarily on the 1.5 degrees Celsius target, its significance, and why breaching it...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 26 October 2015

Currently held offices

  • Chair, Environment and Climate Change Committee (since 31 Jan 2024)
  • Chair, Environment and Climate Change Committee (since 31 Jan 2024)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) ( 1 Jul 2019 to 31 Jan 2023)
  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (International Development) (28 Oct 2016 to 4 Jan 2021)
  • Member, EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee (14 Dec 2015 to 2 Jul 2019)

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