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Climate Change: Conferences

Volume 498: debated on Thursday 29 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what steps his Department is taking regarding sustainable alternatives for energy production in preparation for the forthcoming Copenhagen climate change conference. (296979)

Energy production contributes the largest proportion of the world's greenhouse gas emissions. Working with EU partners, the Government are pushing for an ambitious, effective and fair agreement in Copenhagen that will drive the development and diffusion of sustainable forms of energy production. In this context, the UK's low carbon transition plan represents a clear demonstration to other countries that we are serious about reducing emissions from our own energy production.