Committee to question Chris Huhne on the outcomes from Durban

13 December 2011

The Energy and Climate Change Committee will hold a one-off oral evidence session on the Outcomes from Durban UNFCCC COP 17 (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference Of Parties 17) on Tuesday 13 December 2011 in the Grimond Room, Portcullis House


At 2.15pm, Tuesday 13 December, the Grimond Room, Portcullis House

  • Rt Hon Chris Huhne MP, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change
  • Gregory Barker MP, Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change

Issues to be covered

The session will explore what was achieved at COP 17, including:

  • progress towards an international legally binding agreement on emissions reductions
  • climate finance
  • mitigation efforts
  • adaptation mechanisms
  • the gap between pledged emissions cuts and those needed to limit the average global temperature increase to two degrees

Further information

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