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When to set a net-zero greenhouse gas emissions target year - information and analysis

When to set a net-zero greenhouse gas emissions target year - information and analysis

Thursday, May 24, 2018

ISBN: 9781788518963

When to set a net-zero greenhouse gas emissions target year: information and analysis paper to support discussion of the Climate Change (Emissions Reduction Targets) (Scotland) Bill

Executive Summary

This paper was laid in Parliament on 24 May 2018, and supports discussion of the Climate Change (Emissions Reduction Targets) (Scotland) Bill which was introduced on 23 May.

It provides information and analysis about a net-zero greenhouse gas target, including on the need to tackle climate change, international comparisons, independent advice received, and the implications for Scotland of setting a net-zero target year now.