Budget cuts put climate and biodiversity targets in jeopardy, warn MSPs

Budget cuts put Scotland’s climate targets in jeopardy despite an overall increase in spending on climate mitigation, and funding for biodiversity is insufficient, warn MSPs

Scottish parliament building, Edinburgh. Photograph: Alexey Fedorenko/123RF
Photograph: Alexey Fedorenko/123RF

Budget cuts will put Scotland’s ambitious climate targets in jeopardy, the Scottish Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee has warned.

It set out a raft of concerns in its report, published 24 January, on Scotland’s draft budget

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