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Fires: Carbon Emissions

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN HL15242, tabled on 26 April 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of carbon emissions caused by wildfires in each of the last five years; and how these emissions are accounted for in UK carbon budgets.

Answered on

29 April 2021

It has not proved possible to respond to this question in the time available before Prorogation. I will correspond directly with the noble Lord.