Climate Change

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 21st July 2020.

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Photo of Rob Roberts Rob Roberts Conservative, Delyn

What steps his Department is taking to tackle climate change.

Photo of Alok Sharma Alok Sharma The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

The UK has demonstrated that clean, green growth is absolutely possible.

Between 1990 and 2018 we grew our economy by 75 per cent, whilst cutting emissions by 43%.

In his Summer Statement, my Rt hon Friend, Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer set out £3 billion pounds to improve the energy efficiency of homes and public buildings which will also support around 140,000 green jobs.

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