Scotland ratchets up emission targets with new climate change bill

Scotland’s third climate change bill would see the country reduce its emissions by 90% in 2050 against 1990 levels, one of the toughest policy targets to date globally

Edinburgh Castle
New legislation set to make Scotland's climate goals the toughest in the world

Scotland’s third climate change bill would see the country reduce its emissions by 90% in 2050 against 1990 levels, one of the toughest policy targets to date globally.

The draft bill was introduced by the Scottish environment secretary Roseanna Cunningham yesterday and now begins its passage through the Scottish parliament.

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