Wednesday, 30 October 2019 09:02

Commenting on the passing of the Climate Change (Emissions Reduction Targets) Bill

Claire Mack Claire Mack, Chief Executive at Scottish Renewables, said: “The cross-party consensus that Scotland must take bold action on emissions reductions remains one of the most important aspects of Scotland’s climate change success and we welcome this piece of legislation as another step towards the realisation of our stretching climate change targets.

"The renewable energy industry, which employs 17,700 people, generates £5.5 billion in turnover and displaces millions of tonnes of carbon in Scotland each year, must play a key role in the delivery of the Scottish Parliament’s promises. With consistent policy-making to reflect the bold targets contained in this Bill and the declaration of a Climate Emergency, Scotland can continue to lead the world on climate change.”

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