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Kyoto Protocol

Volume 451: debated on Wednesday 1 November 2006

14. To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what progress there has been on implementing the Kyoto protocol. (98423)

The UK is on course to meet and go beyond its Kyoto target of reducing emissions of greenhouse gases by 12.5 per cent. below 1990 levels by 2008-12. The 2006 UK Climate Change Programme contains a package of measures and commitments that will help reduce the UK’s emissions of greenhouse gases to about 23.6 per cent. below base year levels.