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Committee holds fourth evidence session into inquiry
Committee to hold its fourth session as part of its inquiry into The role of Hydrogen in achieving Net Zero
06 May 2021
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Four short debates in the Lords
Members discuss Body Mass Index, alcohol harm, COVID-19-related evictions and biodiversity emergency
23 April 2021
Lords debates net zero emissions targets
Members debate case for integrated UK policy-making
22 April 2021
Here Comes The Summer: but are our waterways safe to be enjoyed recreationally?
The Committee will hear from leading academics and environmental campaigners as part of the inquiry considering the Water quality in rivers
19 April 2021
MPs to hold a general debate on World Water Day
MPs to hold a general debate World Water Day in the Chamber
12 March 2021
Academics and environmental NGOs questioned on water quality in rivers
The Environmental Audit Committee examines sewage discharges and other chemical and plastic pollution
04 March 2021
Role of hydrogen in achieving Net Zero examined
The Science and Technology Committee focus on the technical feasibility of hydrogen
25 February 2021
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