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Climate Change: Sea Temperatures

Volume 702: debated on Monday 23 June 2008

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they will increase the funding for research into the effect of human activity on rises in global ocean temperatures, with particular reference to the North Sea and Irish Sea. [HL4109]

Defra funds various activities that provide information on changes in global ocean temperatures and regional assessment of their impacts. The Government are not currently planning to increase their funding for research into the effect of human activity on rises in global ocean temperatures.