Climate Change Bill — Delete principle aim clause — 17 Nov 2008 at 17:41

The majority of the Lords agreed with the House of Commons to delete the first clause from the Climate Change Bill, which read:

  • The principal aim of this Act is to ensure that UK emissions of greenhouse gases do not exceed the level necessary to contribute to limiting the global average temperature increase to not more than 2°C above pre-industrial levels.
  • The functions under this Act must be exercised with the objective of achieving the principal aim of this Act.

Most of the other Commons amendments were accepted, with some variations made to them.link. Read the debate for further details.

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