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Scotland’s climate change targets are ambitious but achievable with new policies – 24 February 2010

24 February 2010

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) today advised the Scottish Government that the climate change targets set out in the Climate Change (Scotland) Act are ambitious, but would be achievable following a tightening of the EU framework in response to a global deal to cut emissions. Delivering the targets will require that steps are taken to significantly strengthen and to add to existing policies in key areas.  

Scotland’s climate change targets are ambitious but achievable with new policies – 24 February 2010

24 February 2010

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) today advised the Scottish Government that the climate change targets set out in the Climate Change (Scotland) Act are ambitious, but would be achievable following a tightening of the EU framework in response to a global deal to cut emissions. Delivering the targets will require that steps are taken to significantly strengthen and to add to existing policies in key areas.  

CCC welcomes new Government commitments to reduce emissions – 14 January 2010

14 January 2010

Government today responded to the CCC’s first annual progress report to Parliament, and committed to redouble its efforts to reduce emissions from harmful greenhouse gases in order to meet Carbon Budgets and help to tackle  global warming. In launching the Government’s response, the Secretary of State for the Department of Energy and Climate Change Ed Miliband said:

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