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Environment Protection: Taxation

Question for Department for Energy and Climate Change

UIN 37482, tabled on 18 May 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, if she will join the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition; and if she will make a statement.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

25 May 2016

The UK has joined the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition as a government partner.

The UK supports carbon pricing and carbon markets as a means of driving cost effective decarbonisation to help reach the long-term goal agreed in Paris: to keep global temperature rise to well below 2 degrees and make efforts to deliver 1.5 degrees.

Answered by

Department for Energy and Climate Change
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