Expert group backs Scottish Government’s ‘ambitious’ new emissions target. The head of the UK independent advisory body on climate change has hailed the Scottish Government for setting an “ambitious” new target for cutting emissions. Lord Deben, chief of the Committee on Climate Change, added that Scotland is at the forefront of UK efforts to tackle climate change. He was speaking as the expert group held an open meeting in Edinburgh. Deben said the new target is a “marked increase” on the previous one. In some areas where policy is devolved we have seen Scotland go well beyond the framework set in Westminster. Energy efficiency is one example.
Energy Voice 16th July 2018 read more »