The Climate Change (Scotland) Bill was introduced to the Scottish Parliament on 4 December 2008. It sets targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and introduces a framework for advice and reporting on climate change. It further allows for climate change duties to be placed on local authorities and includes provisions on adaptation, muirburn, forestry, energy efficiency, waste reduction and recycling. This briefing introduces the Bill and summarises selected stakeholders’ views.
Read SPICe Briefing: SB 09-03 Climate Change (Scotland) Bill (0.98MB pdf)
Published: 15 January 2009