Fires: Carbon Emissions

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 29 April 2021.

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Photo of Lord Botham Lord Botham Crossbench

To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of carbon emissions caused by wildfires in each of the last five years; and how these emissions are accounted for in UK carbon budgets.

Photo of Lord Callanan Lord Callanan Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

It has not proved possible to respond to this question in the time available before Prorogation. I will correspond directly with the noble Lord.

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