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Nature-based solutions for climate change

Inquiry

The Committee is investigating the role of nature-based solutions in mitigating climate change. The inquiry will consider how protecting, managing, and restoring natural ecosystems can reduce greenhouse gas emissions while providing co-benefits to people and nature. It will also examine any scientific uncertainties surrounding their effects, and barriers to their effective implementation. The Committee has issued a call for written evidence, and will be taking oral evidence in autumn 2021.

This inquiry is no longer accepting evidence

The deadline for submissions was Thursday 30 September 2021.

Reports, special reports and government responses

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2nd Report - Nature-based solutions: rhetoric or reality? - The potential contribution of nature-based solutions to net zero in the UK
Inquiry Nature-based solutions for climate change
Committees Science and Technology Committee (Lords)
HL Paper 147
Report
Response to this report
Government response to Nature-based solutions: rhetoric or reality? - The potential contribution of nature-based solutions to net zero in the UK report
Government Response

Oral evidence transcripts

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30 November 2021
Inquiry Nature-based solutions for climate change
Witnesses Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park (Minister of State (Minister for Pacific and the Environment) at Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, and Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Committees Science and Technology Committee (Lords)
Oral Evidence
23 November 2021
Inquiry Nature-based solutions for climate change
Witnesses Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, and Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Committees Science and Technology Committee (Lords)
Oral Evidence
2 November 2021
Inquiry Nature-based solutions for climate change
Witnesses NatureScot, and Scottish Forestry
Committees Science and Technology Committee (Lords)
Oral Evidence
NSD0054 - Nature-based solutions for climate change
Witnesses Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Committees Science and Technology Committee (Lords)
Written Evidence
NSD0053 - Nature-based solutions for climate change
Witnesses Marine Management Organisation (MMO)
Committees Science and Technology Committee (Lords)
Written Evidence
NSD0052 - Nature-based solutions for climate change
Witnesses Alan Hampson (Head of Policy and Practice at Scottish Forestry)
Committees Science and Technology Committee (Lords)
Written Evidence

Contact us

  • Email: hlscience@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 020 7219 5750 (committee staff) | 020 7219 1692 (Press Officer)
  • Address: Science and Technology Committee, House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW