Carbon Emissions

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 9th May 2018.

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Photo of Jim Shannon Jim Shannon Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Human Rights), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Health)

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to meet new international climate change targets of net zero emissions.

Photo of Claire Perry Claire Perry The Minister of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Minister of State (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Energy and Clean Growth)

We will seek the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC) advice on the implications of the Paris Agreement for the UK’s long-term targets, after the release of the IPCC Special Report later this year. We will consider the CCC’s advice carefully when it is received.

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