Climate Change


Climate Change

The following page sets out the Committee's recent activity on climate change issues.

Climate Change (Emissions Reduction Targets) (Scotland Bill)

The Committee reported on the Bill at Stage 1 and Stage 2. Read the reports:

Climate Change Plan (CCP)

The Committee reported on the Climate Change Plan (CCP) on 10 March 2017. Read the report:

In February 2020, the Committee wrote the following responses on the approach to the updated Climate Change Plan:

The Scottish Government has committed to producing an updated CCP by the end of April 2020. Read the correspondence:

The Committee will be considering its approach to scrutiny of the CCP.

Climate Change Adaptation

The Committee heard from the Committee on Climate Change on the Scottish Climate Change Adaptation Programme (SCCAP) on 5 November 2019. Find out more in the following link: Official Report, 5 November 2019.

Climate change and the Scottish Parliament

The Committee has written to the Presiding Officer, SPCB, Chief Executive, Conveners Group and subject committees on climate change and the Scottish Parliament. Read the letters and the responses:

Read the responses:

Committee on Climate Change

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) published its progress report to Parliament at the end of 2019. Read the report and the response from the Cabinet Secretary:

Previous climate change work

For information about the Committee's previous work on climate change issues and for previous correspondence, please see following link: previous work.

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