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Climate Change: EU Action

Question for Department for Energy and Climate Change

UIN 38382, tabled on 24 May 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, whether the Government plans to ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change in 2016.

Answered on

7 June 2016

The UK will ratify the Paris Agreement together with the EU and Member States as soon as possible. The Commission is planning to publish a proposal on EU and Member States ratification alongside legislative proposals for the Non-Traded Sector of the EU2030 Framework this summer.

Answered by

Department for Energy and Climate Change