LINK Parliamentary Briefing on the Scottish Climate Change Adaptation Programme, 29 May 2014.
LINK welcomes the draft Scottish Climate Change Adaptation Programme (SAP) but recommends that it is developed further.
LINK recommends that Scottish Climate Change Adaptation Programme (SAP) is developed further and includes: A more developed long-term strategic approach to building Scotland’s resilience to climate change, including adaptation principles and long term policies; All wider policies which will make Scotland resilient and adaptable to a changing climate in the long-term, i.e. not simply addressing risks … Read More »
The Scottish Government plans to publish a consultation on the draft Scottish Adaptation Programme (SAP) in late June 2013. LINK recommends that: The RACCE committee should scrutinise the draft SAP during the consultation period in early September and makes recommendations. The draft SAP must outline Government’s strategic approach to adaptation, including its adaptation principles. The … Read More »
Scotland needs to plan now for the consequences and impacts of our changing climate. LINK is concerned that there is considerable work to be done to develop policies in order to meet the challenges and be worthy of inclusion in Scotland’s Adaptation Programme. LINK is concerned that the Scottish Government’s development of the Programme is not sufficiently prioritized or following … Read More »
We believe there are strong arguments that Scotland’s approach to emission reduction targets should be followed by the EU if we are to be serious in our approach to tackling Climate Change.