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Lack of clear flood-resilience targets leaves England at risk of 'playing catch-up' with climate change
New report from cross-party MPs calls on Government to 'show leadership' in the face of escalating climate crisis
08 February 2021
Role of tidal power in the UK’s low-carbon energy mix examined
The Environmental Audit Committee examines the merits of tidal power and considers whether it can play a role in the UK’s commitment to be net-zero by 2050
21 January 2021
Water Quality in Rivers inquiry launched
The Environmental Audit Committee wants to know how can water quality in UK rivers be improved and pollution minimised?
08 December 2020
Committee announce scrutiny of COP26 & publication of report
On Tuesday 1 December, the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee will hold an evidence hearing on the Government’s leadership and preparations for the COP26 climate conference.
26 November 2020
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Fisheries Bill completes passage through Parliament
Members discuss
13 November 2020
Lords accepts trade standards compromise
Members discuss new free trade agreements as Agriculture Bill scrutiny concludes
10 November 2020
Committee examines tidal energy in the UK’s path to net-zero
Environmental Audit Committee considers the role of tidal energy in the UK’s low-carbon energy mix
09 November 2020
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Committee to hold third session on its inquiry into flooding
Committee holds its third public evidence session in its Flooding inquiry
15 October 2020
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Chair comments on the Environment Agency’s Environmental Performance Assessment of water companies in England
Chair reacts to the Environment Agency’s Environmental Performance Assessment of water companies in England
02 October 2020
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Lords questions government on cancelled operations and more on 10 June
Watch from 11am on Parliament TV
09 June 2020
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Lords debates food supply and security
Availability of provisions during Covid-19 pandemic on agenda
15 May 2020
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Chairman warns parts of UK could run out of water
EAC Chairman urges Government to take action amid warnings parts of the UK could run out of water within 20 years
29 April 2020
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Lords discusses green economy
Members debate investment to meet zero carbon targets
13 March 2020
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