Blog: What now for Scotland after climate emergency declaration?

  • 13 May 2019
  • General News, Act for Our Future, Blog

By Gail Wilson, Campaigns Manager, Stop Climate Chaos Scotland.

Climate change has certainly been in the news the last couple of weeks.

We need to ensure that more action does follow the climate emergency declaration, and that these measures are prioritised and costed correctly across Government departments. It’s vital that action is taken within the next decade and not kicked further into the future so it’s welcome news that the Scottish Government will soon produce a new Climate Change Plan, where they set out the next steps they’ll take on the road to cutting our emissions, following the net-zero commitment. But as it stands, the Government doesn’t have to say how much it’s spending or planning to spend (if anything!) on specific initiatives to help achieve this plan.

This article was published in The National – click on the link below to read the full article: