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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Carbon Emissions

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 57325, tabled on 15 October 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether his Department has set an emissions reductions plan.

Answered on

25 October 2021

On 19 October, the Government's Net Zero Strategy was published, setting the UK on the path to deliver on its commitment to reach net zero emissions by 2050. The Net Zero Strategy sets out Government's vision for transitioning to a net zero economy and covers a wide range of actions across different sectors. The Natural Resources, Waste and Fluorinated-Gases (F-Gases) chapter covers Defra related sectors and their emission reductions including agriculture, peat and tree planting.