The Scottish Government has declared a climate emergency and introduced a Climate Change Bill to commit Scotland to ending its contribution to climate change by 2045.
Over the next few months, the Scottish Parliament’s Environment, Climate Change & Land Reform Committee and eventually all MSPs will meet to discuss and finalise the Bill. We’re working with supporters like you to make sure the Bill is strong enough to transform Scotland’s climate commitments into ambitious action to keep global average temperature change below 1.5°C.
Climate change is wreaking havoc on our wildlife and habitats, while putting more and more people's lives and homes at risk. Here in Scotland, we could end our contribution to climate change within a generation. Last year, the Scottish Government proposed new climate legislation, but in its current form it lacks ambition and the urgent action needed to respond to the global climate emergency.
Over 26,000 people in Scotland have raised their voices to call for ambitious climate action. As part of the Stop Climate Chaos Scotland Coalition, together we’re asking for stronger proposals to put us on the path to a zero emissions future, where clean air, locally produced food and warm homes powered by renewable energy are the norm. Together we can end the era of fossil fuels.
Right now, as the Climate Bill begins its journey through the parliament, we have a chance to raise our voices together to make a difference. Will you join us at the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday 2 April?