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Wood-burning Stoves

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 98200, tabled on 5 January 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the finding of the Annual Danish Informative Inventory Report to UNECE, number 435, page 114, that new ecodesign-compliant wood burning stoves emit nearly twice as much black carbon as older wood burning stoves.

Answered on

14 January 2022

We have commissioned a £1.6 million research project to systematically estimate the emissions, including black carbon, associated with different solids fuels, and appliances, used in the UK.