Greenhouse Gas Emissions Targets 2016

 

About the Inquiry

In September 2016, the Committee on Climate Change published its Reducing Emissions in Scotland - 2016 Progress Report.  The Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee considered this report across several evidence sessions. 

Evidence

On 20 September 2016, the Committee took evidence from a panel of stakeholders on Scotland's greenhouse gas emissions targets and the Committee on Climate Change's progress report 2016.  The following supplementary evidence was received:

Correspondence

On 14 June 2016, the Committee received correspondence from the Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform on the publication of Scottish Greenhouse Gas Emissions 1990 - 2014:

The Committee wrote to the Education and Skills Committee following its meeting of 13 September 2016 to inquire about its work on environment and climate change with regard to the Curriculum for Excellence.

The Committee received a response from the Education and Skills Committee on 9 November about its work on environment and climate change with regard to the Curriculum for Excellence:

The Committee was copied into correspondence from SNH to the Convener of the Education and Skills Committee on this letter:

Report

On 30 November 2016, the Convener wrote to the Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform on its consideration of progress on Scotland's greenhouse gas emissions targets.

On 1 December, the Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform wrote to the Committee providing an update on public sector bodies leadership and climate change.

On 16 December, the Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform responded to the Committee's letter on its consideration of progress on Scotland's greenhouse gas emissions targets.

 
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