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ISBN 9781 78851 896 3 (Web only publication) PPDAS 415366
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As a result of newly available climate change statistics an addendum was published on 15/06/2018. The conclusion on page 11 has been revised to read as “Strong progress has been made in recent years, reducing Scottish emissions by 49% from the 1990 baseline.”
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Section 1: The importance of achieving net-zero emissions as soon as possible
Section 2: International comparisons
Section 3: Independent, expert advice
Section 4: The scale of the challenge
Section 5: The implications of setting a net-zero target date of 2050 now
References and sources of further information
Page updated: Thursday, May 24, 2018