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3rd Meeting, 2005 (Session 2)

Wednesday 26 January 2005


Sarah Boyack (Convener)
Karen Gillon
Richard Lochhead
Nora Radcliffe

Rob Gibson
Alex Johnstone
Maureen Macmillan
Mr Mark Ruskell (Deputy Convener)

Apologies: Mr Alasdair Morrison

The meeting opened at 10.03 am.

  1. Inquiry into climate change: The Committee took evidence from—

Dr Simon Allen, Lecturer in Sustainable Development, Centre for the study of Environmental Change and Sustainability;

Alan Mitchell, Head of Policy, CBI Scotland;

Dr Richard Tipper, Director, Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Management;

Dr Dan Barlow, Head of Research, Friends of the Earth Scotland;

Dr Vicky Pope, Group Head, Climate Prediction Programme, Hadley Centre for Climate Prediction and Research;

Professor Brian Hoskins, Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution;

Charlie Woods, Senior Director, Knowledge Management, Scottish Enterprise;

Fred Dinning, Group Environment Director, ScottishPower; and

Dr Richard Dixon, Head of Policy, WWF Scotland.

The meeting closed at 12.29 pm.

Mark Brough
Clerk to the Committee