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11 July 2012 News story

ASC report shows Scotland could become increasingly vulnerable to climate change and should strengthen action to prepare – 24 November 2011

A report published today by the Adaptation Sub-Committee of the UK Committee on Climate Change (ASC) finds that over coming decades, Scotland could become increasingly vulnerable to impacts of climate change unless it strengthens measures to adapt.
31 January 2012 News story
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Good progress made in Scotland to reduce emissions – 31 January 2012

Good progress has been made in Scotland since 2009 to reduce emissions in order to tackle climate change, according to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC). The CCC today published it first progress report on emission reductions in Scotland, as requested by Scottish Ministers under the Climate Change Act (2009).
31 January 2012 News story

Good progress made in Scotland to reduce emissions – 31 January 2012

Good progress has been made in Scotland since 2009 to reduce emissions in order to tackle climate change, according to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC). The CCC today published it first progress report on emission reductions in Scotland, as requested by Scottish Ministers under the Climate Change Act (2009).
31 January 2012 Publication
Reducing emissions in Scotland - 1st progress report

Reducing emissions in Scotland – 1st Progress Report

This is the Committee's first progress report on emission reductions in Scotland, as requested by Scottish Ministers under the Climate Change (Scotland) Act (2009).
24 November 2011 News story

ASC report shows Scotland could become increasingly vulnerable to climate change and should strengthen action to prepare – 24 November 2011

A report published today by the Adaptation Sub-Committee of the UK Committee on Climate Change (ASC) finds that over coming decades, Scotland could become increasingly vulnerable to impacts of climate change unless it strengthens measures to adapt.  
24 November 2011 Publication
How well is Scotland preparing for climate change?

How well is Scotland Preparing for Climate Change?

This the ASC's first report to Scotland. Following reports on how well the UK is prepared to deal with climate  change, the ASC was asked by the Scottish Government to undertake an  evaluation of how well Scotland is preparing for climate change.
1 August 2011 Publication
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Letter: CCC response to request for further information on Scottish targets for 2023-2027 – 1 August 2011

Our assessment against the criteria in the Act suggests that the costs, and fiscal and competitiveness impacts associated with the recommended targets are manageable. The same is true of impacts for rural communities and wider environmental impacts, while fuel poverty is an important issue which should be addressed through a combination of energy efficiency improvement and targeted support to low income households.
4 July 2011 News story

CCC recommends annual emission targets for Scotland that halve emissions by 2025 – 4 July 2011

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has advised the Scottish Government to adopt climate change targets for 2023 – 2027 which would require annual emission reductions of between 3% and 5%.
1 July 2011 News story

CCC recommends annual emission targets for Scotland that halve emissions by 2025 – 1 July 2011

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has advised the Scottish Government to adopt climate change targets for 2023 – 2027 which would require annual emission reductions of between 3% and 5%.
1 July 2011 Publication
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Letter: Committee on Climate Change: Advice to the Scottish Government on emission targets for 2023-2027 and credit use in 2013-2017

This letter is in response to a letter from Roseanna Cunningham in March 2011 requesting advice on Scottish emission targets for 2023-2027, and the use of credits to meet targets in 2013-17.