The Scottish Government has responded to the Assembly's recommendations on how Scotland should change to tackle the climate emergency in an effective and fair way.

To the Assembly members - thank you. I hope you are encouraged to see that the Scottish Government’s climate action is strongly aligned with the recommendations. You have been part of something truly historic which will guide the future of our country.

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Scotland's Climate Assembly's Conveners Josh Littlejohn and Ruth Harvey made the following statement: 


"We note the Scottish Government today published its response to the Report of the Climate Assembly, which set out a programme of cutting-edge policies that would significantly reduce our emissions and bring a host of social and economic benefits. Our mini-Scotland of over 100 citizens from all walks of life will gather again 4-6 February 2022 when members will scrutinise the Government’s response in detail to decide if it meets their ambitions for bold and urgent action to tackle the climate emergency in a fair and effective way.”

Just as with previous deliberation sessions, the Assembly welcomes observers to weekend 8, 4-6 February. If a representative of your organisation would be interested in observing, please click here to sign up.

It is still possible to join the more than one hundred individuals and organisations across Scottish society who have demonstrated their support for Scotland’s Climate Assembly’s vision and recommendations by signing the Civic Charter. You can read more here.

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