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SCCS briefing on climate justice

28th February 2012

The Scottish Parliament will debate the the issue of climate justice later this week (Thursday 1st March).

Stop Climate Chaos Scotland produced a parliamentary briefing about this in order to inform the debate. You can read the briefing online here.

Watchdog issues warning on Scottish climate change action

Tuesday 31st January 2012

  • Recent emission reductions due to recession, not government measures
  • Emissions now rising, new government measures needed

An independent UK watchdog has today increased the pressure on the Scottish Government to amend the budget to ensure Scotland meets the targets set out in the Scottish Climate Change Act. [1]

Calls for appropriate levels of funding to reduce emissions are ignored

Monday 23rd January 2012

Stop Climate Chaos Scotland (SCCS) has expressed major disappointment in the Scottish Government’s Budget Bill which has now been published.

The proposed Budget continues to ignore the need to fully fund the measures set out in the Government’s own plans to reduce Scotland’s emissions in line with the Scottish Climate Change Act. In particular, funding to improve and expand cycling and walking infrastructure is still set to be cut by a third while, at the same time, the roads budget will increase by 16%.

SCCS briefing on Parliamentary report on the Budget

20th December 2011

The Scottish Parliament will debate the Finance Committee's report on the draft Budget and Spending Review on Thursday 22nd December.

Stop Climate Chaos Scotland produced a parliamentary briefing about this in order to inform the debate. You can read the briefing online here.

SCCS briefing on the UN climate talks in Durban

22nd November 2011

The UN climate change talks will take place in Durban, South Africa from 29th November to 9th December 2011.

The Scottish Parliament will debate the issue of the Durban climate change negotiations on Thursday 24th November. Stop Climate Chaos Scotland produced a parliamentary briefing on the Durban talks in order to inform the Parliamentary debate. You can read the briefing online here.

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