Ahead of the Stage 1 debate on the Climate Change (Emissions Reduction Targets) (Scotland) Bill taking place on 2 April, LINK members wish to highlight the following points. First and foremost, LINK members welcome the Committee’s support of the recent IPCC findings on limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C and explicit agreement that a net-zero … Read More »
The Land Group takes a strategic overview of LINK’s input to all land related policy and advocacy work, mainly delivered via Subgroups. In 2017 its priorities are:
- Developing a vision for Scottish agriculture via the Food and Farming Subgroup and promoting it.
- Implementation of Land Use Strategy principles across the Land Reform agenda, while ensuring landscape has sufficient priority in decisions on land use, via a Subgroup.
- Helping to mainstream Scotland’s Biodiversity Strategy via the Wildlife Subgroup.