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Climate Change Bill [HL] 2007-08

Government Bill - Introduced by Lord Rooker, Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Progress of Bill including links to debates

Key to abbreviations 
L L L L L C C C C C    
1R 2R Comm Rep 3R 1R 2R Comm Rep 3R PP RA

Related Business Papers

10 Dec 07 Amendment Paper Revised Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 10th December 2007
7 Dec 07 Amendment Paper Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 7th December 2007
14 Nov 07 HL Bill 9 07-08PDF Bill as Introduced - pdf version
14 Nov 07 HL Bill 9 07-08 Bill as Introduced - html version

About the Bill

Set a target for the year 2050 for the reduction of targeted greenhouse gas emissions; to provide for a system of carbon budgeting; to establish a Committee on Climate Change; to confer powers to establish trading schemes for the purpose of limiting greenhouse gas emissions or encouraging activities that reduce such emissions or remove greenhouse gas from the atmosphere; to make provision about adaptation to climate change; to confer powers to make schemes for providing financial incentives to produce less domestic waste and to recycle more of what is produced; to amend the provisions of the Energy Act 2004 about renewable transport fuel obligations; to make other provision about climate change; and for connected purposes.

Explanatory Notes

About Parliament: Government Bills

This is a term for a type of Public Bill, introduced by government ministers.

Public Bills change the law as it applies to the general population and are the most common type of Bill introduced in Parliament. Government Ministers propose many Public Bills - those put forward by other MPs or peers are known as Private Members' Bills

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