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Independent advice to government on building a low-carbon economy and preparing for climate change

17 December 2019 Publication

Reducing emissions in Scotland – 2019 Progress Report to Parliament

The eighth annual Progress Report to the Scottish Parliament, required by Scottish Ministers under the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009, assesses Scotland's progress in achieving its legislated targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
19 March 2019 Publication

Final assessment of Scotland’s first Climate Change Adaptation Programme

This report, by the CCC’s Adaptation Committee, is the second independent assessment of the Scottish Climate Change Adaptation Programme (SCCAP) which is required under the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009.
24 September 2018 Publication

Reducing emissions in Scotland – 2018 Progress Report to Parliament

This is the Committee's seventh report on Scotland's progress towards meetings emissions targets, as requested by Scottish Ministers under the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009.
25 September 2017 Publication

Reducing emissions in Scotland – 2017 progress report

This is the Committee’s sixth report on Scotland’s progress towards meeting emission reduction targets, as requested by Scottish Ministers under the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009.
22 March 2017 Publication

Advice on the new Scottish Climate Change Bill

This report presents the Committee on Climate Change’s advice on the new Scottish Climate Change Bill.
27 September 2016 Publication

Scottish Climate Change Adaptation Programme: An independent assessment

This statutory report is the Adaptation Sub-Committee's first to the Scottish Parliament. It provides an interim evaluation of the progress being made to prepare for climate change, two years after the Scottish Government published its inaugural Scottish Climate Change Adaptation Programme (SCCAP) in 2014.
13 September 2016 Publication

Reducing emissions in Scotland – 2016 progress report

This is the CCC's fifth report on Scotland's progress towards meeting emission reduction targets, as requested by Scottish Ministers under the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009.
13 July 2016 Publication

CCC response to request for updated advice on Scottish emissions targets

This is a letter from Matthew Bell, CCC Chief Executive, to Roseanna Cunningham MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform in response to a request for updated advice pursuant to the Climate Change (Scotland) Act.
15 March 2016 Publication

Scottish emissions targets 2028-2032 – The high ambition pathway towards a low-carbon economy

The Climate Change Act (Scotland) 2009 requires Scottish Ministers to request advice when setting Scottish climate change targets. This report sets out the Committee's recommended annual emissions targets for Scotland for 2028-2032.
24 March 2015 Publication

Reducing emissions in Scotland – 2015 progress report

This is our fourth report on Scotland’s progress towards meeting emission reduction targets, as requested by Scottish Ministers under the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009.