Here’s what will happen as the new Climate Change Bill goes through the Scottish Parliament, and key opportunities for you to get involved to improve Scotland’s action on climate change:
Autumn/ Winter 2018: Stage 1
Scottish Parliament and MSPs listen to views and take evidence on what is in the draft Bill. This is the chance for people to make their voices count about what is outlined in the bill and any changes to make it more ambitious.
Campaigning opportunity: Email your MSPs today to ask them to support a stronger, more ambitious new climate law for Scotland.Take action - email your MSPs >
Campaigning opportunity: meet your MSPs in your local area along with other people who are concerned about climate chaos.Take action - meet your MSPs >
Spring 2019: Stage 2
Scottish Parliament and MSPs continue to take evidence and start to propose changes (known as amendments) to the Bill.
Summer 2019: Stage 3
Full chamber debate in Parliament, MSPs vote on the amended Bill.
Summer 2019: Royal Assent
The Bill becomes law!