Meeting the 2050 carbon dioxide target: Lords debate

19 May 2009

Lord Dixon-Smith (Conservative) will call attention to the changes required of society to meet the 2050 carbon dioxide emissions target set by the Climate Change Committee, in a debate this Thursday, 21 May, in the House of Lords

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath will speak on behalf of the Government.

Members scheduled to take part include:

  • Lord Bhattacharyya (Labour); former scientific advisor to the South African Government and professor of manufacturing at Warwick University
  • Lord Dixon Smith (Conservative); former Opposition spokesperson for Environment
  • Bishop of Liverpool; has a noted interest in the environment and sustainable development
  • Baroness Maddock (Liberal Democrat); Vice-President of National Energy Action
  • Lord Reay (Conservative); former Government spokesperson for the Department of Environment
  • Lord Soley (Labour); noted interest in the environment
  • Lord Tanlaw (Crossbench); takes a particular interest in energy conservation, global warming and the environment
  • Earl of Cathcart (Conservative); Opposition spokesperson for Environment
  • Lord Hunt of Kings Heath (Labour); Government spokesperson for Justice

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