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Climate Change: Copenhagen

Volume 503: debated on Thursday 7 January 2010

17. To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what assessment he has made of the outcome of the Copenhagen climate change conference; and if he will make a statement. (308908)

The Accord agreed in Copenhagen marks the start of a new phase in tackling climate change. Major developed and developing countries committed to further action, including reaching agreement on the need to limit global warming to 2 degrees. The UK will now work to convert the measures agreed at Copenhagen into a comprehensive legally binding agreement.