Campaigning for an ambitious new climate law for Scotland
In 2015, the world reached a new global agreement on how to tackle climate change. Through the Paris Agreement, countries across the world have committed to reduce their emissions to limit global temperature increases and the associated devastating impacts on people, places and species.
In response to this new global context, the Scottish Government brought new climate legislation to the Scottish Parliament at Holyrood in 2018 to update and amend parts of the existing Scottish Climate Change Act from 2009. Stop Climate Chaos Scotland campaigned to ensure the believed the new law represented sufficient climate ambition and action.
We identified three key areas for action in the new climate law for Scotland.
Amplifying the voices of people overseas affected by devastating climate impacts.
What We Achieved
A summary of our key asks of Government and whether they were included in the final Bill.