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ERD/S2/05/4/M

4th Meeting, 2005 (Session 2)

Wednesday 2 February 2005

Present:

Sarah Boyack (Convener)

Karen Gillon

Richard Lochhead

Mr Alasdair Morrison

Mr Mark Ruskell (Deputy Convener)

Rob Gibson

Alex Johnstone

Maureen Macmillan

Nora Radcliffe

The meeting opened at 10.06 am.

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

    Panel 1

    Mark Akhurst, Climate Change Manager, BP plc;

    Dr Stephen Garvin, Building Research Establishment, Scotland;

    Dr Peter Mallaburn, Head of Government and International Affairs, the Carbon Trust;

    Mike Thornton, Head (Scotland), the Energy Saving Trust;

    Panel 2

    Gregor Murray, the Business Environment Partnership;

    Tom Hart, Committee Member, Scottish Transport Studies Group;

    Daniel Kleinberg, Policy Analyst, the Scottish Council for Development and Industry;

    Panel 3

    Janice Pauwels, Head of Sustainable Development, the City of Edinburgh Council;

    Dave Gowans, Project Director, Moray Flood Alleviation Project;

    Professor James Curran, Head of Environmental Strategy, SEPA; and

    Professor Colin Galbraith, Director of Scientific and Advisory Services, SNH.

The meeting closed at 12.30 pm .

Mark Brough
Clerk to the Committee