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Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Coventry

Volume 497: debated on Tuesday 13 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what recent steps the Government has taken to assist businesses in Coventry to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. (291532)

Government have a range of measures in place to incentivise and assist businesses to reduce their emissions. These include:

Incentivising businesses to save energy through measures such as the Climate Change Levy, Climate Change Agreements and the forthcoming Carbon Reduction Commitment;

Including high-carbon industries in the EU Emissions Trading System; and

Providing advice and other support, including interest free loans, to help businesses cut their carbon emissions and reduce their resource use.

While there are no specific measures for businesses in Coventry, all these measures will incentivise businesses in Coventry as they will businesses across the country.