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General debate on tackling climate change, protecting the environment and securing global development

Published Monday, July 8, 2019

There is a general debate on tackling climate change, protecting the environment, and securing global development on Wednesday 10 July. Some key Library briefings, Committee reports and Government responses are listed below.

Tackling climate change

Library Briefing Paper on Legislating for net zero (June 2019)

Library Briefing Paper on Climate change conference (COP24), Katowice, Poland (January 2019)

Library Briefing Paper on Brexit energy and climate change (November 2018)

Library Briefing Paper on UK Carbon Budgets (July 2019)

Library Briefing Paper on Electric vehicles and infrastructure (June 2019)

POSTnote, Limiting Global Warming to 1.5C (February 2019)

Commons Environmental Audit Committee report Heatwaves: Adapting to climate change (HC826, July 2018); Government response (HC1671, October 2018)

Commons Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee Carbon capture, usage and storage (HC1094, April 2019)

Commons International Development Committee report UK aid for combating climate change (HC1432, May 2019)

Protecting the environment

Library Briefing Paper on Environment governance and principles: the draft Bill (January 2019)

Library Briefing Paper on Brexit and the Environment (August 2018)

Library Briefing Paper on 25-year environment plan (January 2018)

Library Briefing Paper on Water quality (July 2018)

Library Briefing Paper on Flood risk management and funding (November 2017) 

Library Briefing Paper on Plastic waste (June 2019)

Library Briefing Paper on Brexit and air quality (May 2019)

Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Environmental Audit, Health and Social Care and Transport Committees joint report, Improving air quality (HC433, March 2018); Government response (HC1149, June 2018) 

House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee report, Draft National Policy Statement for Water Resources Infrastructure (HC1978, April 2019)

House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee report, Sustainable seas (HC980, January 2019); Government response (HC2118, May 2019)

House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee report, UK progress on reducing nitrate pollution (HC656, November 2018; Government response (HC1911, January 2019)

Securing global development

Library Insight, Sustainable Development Goals: how is the UK performing? (4 July 2019)

Library Briefing Paper, UK Aid: frequently asked questions (21 May 2019)

Commons Debate packs CDP-2019-0183

Authors: Sara Priestley; Louise Smith

Topics: Climate change, Environmental protection, International development

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