Marshalled List of Amendments - 30 November 2015

26 November 2015

Committee Business – Motions

Item 5: Order Paper 312/11-16 –  30  Monday  2015

Motion: Climate Change Conference in Paris

That this Assembly notes that the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference is taking place in Paris from 30 November to 11 December; considers that this is an opportunity to agree an ambitious global plan to tackle the threat of climate change; welcomes the Minister of the Environment’s attendance at this conference to represent Northern Ireland; further notes that the projected reduction of greenhouse gas emissions of 33.3 per cent by 2025, based on 1990 levels, falls just short of the Programme for Government target of 35 per cent; and calls on the Minister of the Environment to work with his Executive colleagues to increase existing efforts and consider innovative approaches to help reduce emissions and move to a low carbon economy.

[Chairperson, Committee for the Environment]

The Speaker has selected the following Amendment for debate:

Amendment 1

Leave out all after ‘colleagues;’ and insert:

‘to introduce a Climate Bill for Northern Ireland that includes legally-binding, long-term and interim, targets on the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.’

[Mr S Agnew]

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