To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what assessment he has made of the inclusion of practitioners' cost-benefit analysis in the intergovernmental panel on climate change on the public perception of the scientific objectivity of the panel. 
The contribution of cost-benefit analysis to the assessment of man-made climate change is only one of the many issues being addressed by the intergovernmental panel on climate change. The second assessment report is to be considered at a meeting of the panel in Rome from 11 to 15 December.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he will make it his policy for United Kingdom representatives at the intergovernmental panel on climate change meeting in Rome from 11 to 15 December, to oppose the inclusion in the IPCC's second assessment report of cost-benefit analysis material based
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Reservations on the cost-benefit analysis of climate change involving the differential evaluation of a statistical life are already reflected in the summary for policy makers of the report of WGIII of the IPCC, which was approved in Montreal in October.The meeting of the intergovernmental panel on climate change in Rome, 11 to 15 December, will consider the policy maker's summaries to all three working group reports, and agree an overall executive summary.