Fifth carbon budget examined

29 February 2016

The Energy and Climate Change Committee takes evidence from energy efficiency organisations regarding the setting of the fifth carbon budget.


Tuesday 1 March 2016, Committee Room 5, Palace of Westminster

At 09.30am

  • Dr Richard Leese, Director, Energy and Climate Change, Mineral Products Association
  • Lawrence Slade, Chief Executive Officer, EnergyUK
  • Philip Sellwood, Chief Executive Officer, Energy Saving Trust
  • Dr Nina Skorupska, Chief Executive, Renewable Energy Association
  • Professor John Barrett, Chair in Energy and Climate Policy, Centre for Industrial Energy, Material and Products

Purpose of session

This session will explore a number of themes, including:

  • Whether the level of the budget is appropriate
  • Challenges in the power sector
  • Challenges in other sectors such as heat and transport
  • Carbon accounting rules
  • Setting a long-term framework for meeting our targets

Further information

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