Agenda - Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee


Meeting Venue:

Video Conference via Zoom

Meeting date: 11 November 2021

Meeting time: 14.00
For further information contact:

Marc Wyn Jones

Committee Clerk

0300 200 6565

SeneddClimate@senedd.wales


Remote

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Private pre-meeting (13.45-14.00)

 

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In accordance with Standing Order 34.19, the Chair has determined that the public are excluded from the Committee's meeting in order to protect public health. This meeting will be broadcast live on www.senedd.tv.

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Public meeting (14.00-15.00)

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions, and declarations of interest

(14.00)                                                                                                             

 

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2       Climate adaptation

(14.00-15.00)                                                                             (Pages 1 - 25)

Baroness Brown of Cambridge, Chair of the Adaptation Committee - UK Climate Change Committee

Attached Documents:
Research brief
Presentation from Baroness Brown, Chair of the Adaptaion Committee - UK Climate Change Committee

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3       Papers to note

(15.00)                                                                                                             

 

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3.1   Publication of the UK Government's Net Zero strategy

                                                                                                 (Pages 26 - 27)

Attached Documents:
Letter from the Chair to the Rt Hon Greg Hands MP Minister of State, regarding the publication of the UK Government’s Net Zero strategy

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3.2   The UK Environment Bill

                                                                                                 (Pages 28 - 30)

Attached Documents:
Letter from the Minister for Climate Change to the Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd in relation to the UK Environment Bill
Letter from the Minister for Climate Change to the Chair in relation to the UK Environment Bill

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3.3   Welsh Government draft budget 2022-23

                                                                                                 (Pages 31 - 36)

Attached Documents:
Letter from the Chair to the Minister and Deputy Minister for Climate Change in relation to the Welsh Government draft budget 2022-23

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3.4   Marine environment management

                                                                                                           (Page 37)

Attached Documents:
Letter from the Chair to the Minister for Climate Change in relation to marine environment management

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3.5   Environmental governance

                                                                                                 (Pages 38 - 42)

Attached Documents:
Paper from Natural Resources Wales in relation to environmental governance following their evidence session with the Committee on 30 September 2021

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3.6   Nature targets

                                                                                                 (Pages 43 - 55)

Attached Documents:
Paper from Natural Resources Wales in relation to nature targets following their evidence session with the Committee on 30 September 2021

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3.7   Flooding in Rhondda Cynon Taf

                                                                                                 (Pages 56 - 57)

Attached Documents:
Letter from the Chair, Petitions Committee in relation to a petition calling for an inquiry into the 2020 flooding in Rhondda Cynon Taf

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Break (15.00-15.10)

 

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Informal Session (15.10-16.00)

 

Feedback from Climate Cymru at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow with Sam Ward, Campaign Manager – Climate Cymru

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