Lords debates preventing biodiversity loss

05 November 2019

On Monday 4 November, members of the House of Lords, including the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, debated the government's international development work to promote the sustainable use of natural resources and prevent biodiversity loss.

This was a general debate. During debates, members are able to put their experience to good use, discussing current issues and drawing the government's attention to concerns.

The debate was proposed by Baroness Jenkin of Kennington (Conservative), trustee of rainforest protection organisation Cool Earth.

Members taking part include:d

  • Lord Cameron of Dillington (Crossbench), chair of the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology
  • Baroness Hooper (Conservative), governor of the Centre for Global Energy Studies
  • Lord Judd (Labour), advisory board member at the Institute for Global Challenges, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA
  • Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer (Liberal Democrat), vice chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Agro-Ecology for Sustainable Food and Farming

Baroness Sugg (Conservative), Parliamentary Under-Secretary in the Department for International Development, responded of behalf of the government.

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