In light of the public health situation, Parliament Buildings is closed to the public.

No public tours, events or visitor activities will take place, until further notice. 

Assembly business continues, check the business diary for information on Plenary and Committee meetings.

Question Results

Written questions on the subject Climate Change


 
Note: [R] indicates a registered declaration of interest
Ref NoMemberQuestionTabledStatus
AQO 580/17-22 Mr Pat Catney
(SDLP - Lagan Valley)
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs for his assessment of what initiatives, similar to the UK Government’s Nature for Climate Fund, should be implemented to address climate change and the promotion of natural habitats.

01/09/2020 To be answered on 08/09/2020
AQO 578/17-22 Ms Sinéad Ennis
(SF - South Down)
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs whether he will commit to introducing a Climate Change Bill to address the climate crisis, as agreed by the Assembly on 21 July 2020.

01/09/2020 To be answered on 08/09/2020
AQW 5873/17-22 Mr Philip McGuigan
(SF - North Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs to outline the basis for his assertion that there is no climate change emergency, despite scientific evidence that human activities are causing an existential climate crisis. [Priority Written]

+ Display Answer
27/07/2020 Answered on 25/08/2020
AQW 5720/17-22 Ms Cara Hunter
(SDLP - East Londonderry)
To ask the Minister of Education to detail (i) what aspects of climate change education are currently in the curriculum; and (ii) whether he plans to include more education on climate change.

+ Display Answer
10/07/2020 Answered on 21/07/2020
AQW 5047/17-22 Mr Philip McGuigan
(SF - North Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs what is the impact of the departmental reprioritisation of £3.1 million in the June monitoring round on his Department's plans and preparation for climate change.

+ Display Answer
19/06/2020 Answered on 27/08/2020
AQW 5001/17-22 Mr Philip McGuigan
(SF - North Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs to detail the extent of climate change-related research and development in his Department.

+ Display Answer
18/06/2020 Answered on 26/06/2020
AQW 4922/17-22 Mr John Blair
(APNI - South Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (i) why £1.5 million was cut from the research & development and staff budgets relating to climate change for the 2020/21 financial year; (ii) for his assessment on how this decision will impact his Department's efforts to respond to the climate change threat.

+ Display Answer
16/06/2020 Answered on 26/06/2020
AQW 4892/17-22 Mr Philip McGuigan
(SF - North Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs what action he has taken to date to meet the climate change commitments in New Decade, New Approach.

+ Display Answer
16/06/2020 Answered on 19/06/2020
AQW 2416/17-22 Mr Gerry Carroll
(PBPA - West Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Finance whether Northern Ireland’s standards for insulation are lower than in other parts of the UK; and, if so, what action is being taken to harmonise and improve these standards in light of current climate change targets.

+ Display Answer
20/02/2020 Answered on 03/03/2020
AQW 1843/17-22 Dr Caoimhe Archibald
(SF - East Londonderry)
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, in light of the Assembly's declaration of a climate emergency and adherence to Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change emissions reduction targets, whether he will commit to opposing the proposed gas storage expansion project at Islandmagee. [Priority Written]

+ Display Answer
10/02/2020 Answered on 15/02/2020
AQW 1605/17-22 Dr Caoimhe Archibald
(SF - East Londonderry)
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs whether he will commit to legislating for a climate change act within the current Assembly mandate.

+ Display Answer
05/02/2020 Answered on 10/02/2020
AQW 1481/17-22 Mr Philip McGuigan
(SF - North Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs whether he will commit to legislating for a climate change act within the current Assembly mandate.

+ Display Answer
04/02/2020 Answered on 06/02/2020
AQW 1099/17-22 Mr Daniel McCrossan
(SDLP - West Tyrone)
To ask the Minister for the Economy to outline the renewable energy strategies her Department is progressing in order to meet climate change targets.

+ Display Answer
28/01/2020 Answered on 31/01/2020
AQW 578/17-22 Mr Jim Wells
(DUP - South Down)
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs to outline his plans to introduce a climate change bill.

+ Display Answer
20/01/2020 Answered on 29/01/2020
AQW 550/17-22 Ms Sinéad Bradley
(SDLP - South Down)
To ask the Minister of Finance in the face of the climate change emergency, to outline what actions or policies his Department will (i) take; or (ii) adopt, (a) immediately; (b) in the short term; and (c) in the longer term to help reduce carbon emissions.

+ Display Answer
17/01/2020 Answered on 29/01/2020
AQW 549/17-22 Ms Sinéad Bradley
(SDLP - South Down)
To ask the First Minister and deputy First Minister in the face of the climate change emergency, to outline what actions or policies their Department will (i) take; or (ii) adopt, (a) immediately; (b) in the short term; and (c) in the longer term to help reduce carbon emissions.

+ Display Answer
17/01/2020 Answered on 18/02/2020
AQW 548/17-22 Ms Sinéad Bradley
(SDLP - South Down)
To ask the Minister of Justice in the face of the climate change emergency, to outline what actions or policies his Department will (i) take; or (ii) adopt, (a) immediately; (b) in the short term; and (c) in the longer term to help reduce carbon emissions.

+ Display Answer
17/01/2020 Answered on 03/02/2020
AQW 547/17-22 Ms Sinéad Bradley
(SDLP - South Down)
To ask the Minister for Infrastructure in the face of the climate change emergency, to outline what actions or policies her Department will (i) take; or (ii) adopt, (a) immediately; (b) in the short term; and (c) in the longer term to help reduce carbon emissions.

+ Display Answer
17/01/2020 Answered on 03/02/2020
AQW 365/17-22 Ms Sinéad Bradley
(SDLP - South Down)
To ask the Minister for the Economy, in the face of the climate change emergency, to outline what actions or policies her Department will (i) take; or (ii) adopt, (a) immediately; (b) in the short term; and (c) in the longer term to help reduce carbon emissions.

+ Display Answer
16/01/2020 Answered on 29/01/2020
AQW 362/17-22 Ms Sinéad Bradley
(SDLP - South Down)
To ask the Minister for Communities, in the face of the climate change emergency, to outline what actions or policies her Department will (i) take; or (ii) adopt, (a) immediately; (b) in the short term; and (c) in the longer term to help reduce carbon emissions.

+ Display Answer
16/01/2020 Answered on 20/02/2020
1234567

Find Your MLA

tools-map.png

Locate your local MLA.

Find MLA

News and Media Centre

tools-media.png

Read press releases, watch live and archived video

Find out more

Follow the Assembly

tools-social.png

Keep up to date with what’s happening at the Assem

Find out more

Subscribe

tools-newsletter.png

Enter your email address to keep up to date.

Sign up