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UK aid for combating climate change examined

16 October 2018

International Development Committee takes evidence from key policy institutes on UK aid for combating climate change. 

Witnesses

Tuesday 16 October 2018, Committee Room 6, Palace of Westminster

At 10.00am

  • Clare Shakya, Climate Change Group Director, International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
  • Dr Rebecca Nadin, Head of Risk and Resilience, Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
  • Nick Mabey, Chief Executive, E3G

Purpose of the Session

In the first oral evidence session of its inquiry into UK aid for combating climate change, the International Development Committee will take evidence from key policy institutes on the issue of how UK aid can most effectively tackle the causes and impacts of climate change.

A week on from the publication of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on 1.5 Degrees, which set out the scale of the challenge, the Committee will explore the UK’s approach to tackling climate change through ODA spending and the UK’s international leadership on climate action.

Further information

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