COMMONS

Emissions Performance Standards Inquiry

07 October 2010

Committee to hold first evidence session in its "Emissions Performance Standards" inquiry.

Witnesses

On Tuesday 12 October, Committee Room 17

At 10.15 am

  • Lord Turner, Chair, and Dr David Kennedy, Chief Executive, Committee on Climate Change
  • Professor Jon Gibbins, Edinburgh University

At 11.15 am

  • Nick Molho, Head of Energy Policy, WWF
  • Simon Skillings, Senior Associate, E3G
  • Chris Littlecott, Senior Policy Advisor, Green Alliance.

The session will cover a broad range of issues to include:

  • Why an emissions performance standard (EPS) might be needed in the UK
  • How an EPS could be designed in order to be most effective
  • How an EPS could fit in with other reforms to the electricity market
  • Whether an EPS could influence international efforts to tackle climate change

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