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 ECCLR Committee will scrutinise the Climate Change Plan update. Find out more here.

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

Read the correspondence received by the Committee in relation to the Climate Change Plan update CCPu delay and Covid-19.

The Committee published its response to the Scottish Government's Climate Change Plan update on 4 March 2021. Read the report:

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:

The Committee wrote to the Chair of the Trustees of the Scottish Parliament Pension Scheme in relation to the Committee’s scrutiny of the Scottish Parliament’s duty as a public body, under the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009, to help contribute to the reduction of carbon emissions, to act sustainably and to adapt to a changing climate. Read the letter:

The Committee heard from the Chief Executive and Parliament officials regarding the Scottish Parliament’s environmental performance and response to the climate emergency on 17 November 2020.

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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