Environmental Audit Committee

The Changing Arctic inquiry

Inquiry status: open

Accepting written evidence; the deadline is 5pm Wednesday 16 May 2018.

Scope of the inquiry

The Environmental Audit Committeelaunches an inquiry into the rapid changes in the Arctic. The Arctic is undergoing profound changes as a result of climate change. It is warming almost twice as fast as the global average. Recent research also suggests microplastic and plastic pollution is an increasing problem.

Terms of reference: The Changing Arctic Send a written submission

Latest evidence

No evidence has been published by the committee yet.

Next meeting(s)

There are currently no public meetings scheduled.


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    Environmental Audit Committee examines how the Arctic is changing, what this means for the UK and what the Government has achieved through its policy framework

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