Climate change news from UK Parliament.
Key infrastructure regulators questioned on critical national infrastructure resilience
Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy examines critical national infrastructure and climate adaptation
25 February 2022
Lords debates energy national policy statements
Members discuss government's draft overarching national policy statement for energy. Catch up
23 February 2022
Urgently support land managers to adopt nature-based solutions for climate change
The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee publishes its report 'Nature-based solutions: rhetoric or reality?'
27 January 2022
Net Zero Shipping: How can international shipping decarbonise?
The Environmental Audit Committee holds an evidence session examining how the shipping sector can decarbonise.
20 January 2022
What role can Scotland play in the UK hydrogen economy?
The Scottish Affairs Committee launches a new inquiry considering hydrogen and carbon capture in Scotland.
06 January 2022
EAC explores merits of technologies that suck carbon directly out of the air
The Environmental Audit Committee holds the second of two evidence sessions considering negative emissions technologies
04 January 2022
Work and Pensions Committee publishes Government response to report
Committee publishes Government response to report on Pension stewardship and COP26
18 December 2021
Lords debates the role of civil nuclear power
What is the role of civil nuclear power in meeting UK electricity needs and energy security? Catch up
10 December 2021
Nigeria-UK relations inquiry turns focus to climate finance
On 14 December the Foreign Affairs Committee explores Nigeria’s investment environment, and in particular climate finance
09 December 2021
Three private members' bills in the Lords
Members discuss hereditary peers, cigarette health warnings and addition of environment to the national curriculum. Catch up
06 December 2021
What impact could a CBAM have on energy intensive sectors?
The Environmental Audit Committee is to host its second evidence session exploring carbon border adjustment mechanisms (CBAMs).
03 December 2021
COP26 President to appear before Select Committees for first time since climate summit
Committee to host an evidence session of the Committee on COP26, hearing from the COP President
02 December 2021
No review of energy grid to future-proof for renewable projects
The Scottish Affairs Committee publishes the government's response to it's Renewable energy in Scotland report
01 December 2021
House of Lords Podcast: what comes after COP?
We discuss COP26, the environment and climate change this month with Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle and Baroness Parminter.
26 November 2021
EAC to hear whether negative emissions technologies can help the UK meet net zero
Committee to take evidence as part of its new workstream considering negative emissions technologies (NETs)
22 November 2021