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2nd Report, 2009 (Session 3)

Stage 1 report on the Climate Change (Scotland) Bill

CONTENTS

VOLUME 1

REMIT AND MEMBERSHIP

REPORT

Introduction
Conclusions and Summary of Recommendations
Background
The 2050 Target
Targets – Methodology
The Interim Target and Targets to 2019
Achieving the Targets
Advisory Functions
Reporting Duties
Duties on Public Bodies
Adaptation
Forestry
Energy Efficiency
Waste Reduction and Recycling
Consultation on Provisions in Part 5
Financial Memorandum
Subordinate Legislation
General Principles of the Bill

ANNEXE A: EXTRACTS FROM MINUTES

16 December (25th Meeting, 2008 (Session 3))
20 January (3rd Meeting, 2009 (Session 3))
27 January (4th Meeting, 2009 (Session 3))
3 February (5th Meeting, 2009 (Session 3))
10 February (6th Meeting, 2009 (Session 3))
24 February (7th Meeting, 2009 (Session 3))
3 March (8th Meeting, 2009 (Session 3))
10 March (9th Meeting, 2009 (Session 3))
31 March (10th Meeting, 2009 (Session 3))
21 April (11th Meeting, 2009 (Session 3))

VOLUME 2

ANNEXE B: REPORTS FROM OTHER COMMITTEES

Report from the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee
Report from the Finance Committee
Report from the Rural Affairs and Environment Committee
Report from the Subordinate Legislation Committee

ANNEXE C: ORAL EVIDENCE AND ASSOCIATED WRITTEN EVIDENCE

20 January (3rd Meeting, 2009 (Session 3))

Oral Evidence

Philip Wright, Deputy Director Climate Change, Fiona Page, Head of Scottish Climate Change Bill Team, Andrew Henderson, Policy Officer Scottish Climate Change Bill Team, and Cameron Maxwell, Climate Change Policy Team, Scottish Government.

Written Evidence

Scottish Climate Change Bill Team

Supplementary Written Evidence

Scottish Climate Change Bill Team

27 January (4th Meeting, 2009 (Session 3))

Oral Evidence

Professor John Mitchell, Director of Climate Science, Met Office;
Professor Peter Smith, Professor of Soils and Global Change, University of Aberdeen;
Phil Matthews, Senior Policy Advisor, Sustainable Development Commission Scotland;
Dr Andy Kerr, Assistant Director of Scottish Alliance for Geoscience, Environment and Society, University of Edinburgh;
David Kennedy, Chief Executive, and Katherine White, Economic Adviser, Committee on Climate Change.

Supplementary Written Evidence

Met Office

3 February (5th Meeting, 2009 (Session 3))

Oral Evidence

Richard Dixon, Director, WWF Scotland;
Duncan McLaren, Chief Executive, Friends of the Earth Scotland;
Dave Watson, Scottish Organiser, UNISON;
Chris Hegarty, Advocacy Manager, SCIAF;
Gavin McLellan, Head of Christian Aid Scotland, Christian Aid Scotland;
Judith Robertson, Head of Oxfam in Scotland, Oxfam.

Written Evidence

Friends of the Earth Scotland

Supplementary Written Evidence

Stop Climate Chaos Scotland

10 February (6th Meeting, 2009 (Session 3))

Oral Evidence

Chris Austin, Head of Public Affairs, Association of Train Operating Companies;
Marjory Rodger, Director of Government Relations in Scotland, Confederation of Passenger Transport UK;
Derek Halden, Director, DH Consultancy;
Gordon Dewar, Managing Director, Edinburgh Airport, BAA Scotland;
Robert Ashdown, Head of Technical Division, Chamber of Shipping;
Gordon Wilmsmeier, Senior Research Fellow, Transport Research Institute, Napier University;
Dr Alice Bows, Core Researcher, Tyndall Centre Manchester;
Paul Tetlaw, Chair, Transform Scotland;
Jeff Gazzard, Coordinator, GreenSkies Campaign;
John Lauder, National Director for Scotland, Sustrans.

Written Evidence

Association of Train Operating Companies
BAA Scotland
Confederation of Passenger Transport
Chamber of Shipping
Transform Scotland

Supplementary Written Evidence

BAA Scotland:

Covering letter
Sustainable aviation CO2 roadmap
Non CO2 climate change effects of aviation emissions
Car parking additional information
Public transport additional information

GreenSkies Campaign
Derek Halden

24 February (7th Meeting, 2009 (Session 3))

Oral Evidence

Ken Gibb, Chair, Sustainable Scotland Network;
Councillor Alison Hay, Spokesperson for Regeneration and Sustainable Development, and Anil Gupta, Team Leader for Environment and Regeneration, COSLA;
John Stocks, Manager, Scotland, Carbon Trust;
Mike Thornton, Director, Scotland, Energy Saving Trust;
Chas Booth, Senior Press and Parliamentary Officer, Association for the Conservation of Energy;
Stephen Boyd, Assistant Secretary, STUC;
Anne Douglas, National Secretary, Prospect.

Written Evidence

COSLA and Sustainable Scotland Network
STUC

Supplementary Written Evidence

Prospect [Not reproduced, available on request from the Clerk]

3 March (8th Meeting, 2009 (Session 3))

Oral Evidence

Matthew Farrow, Head of Environment Group, CBI;
Brendan Dick, and Grant Hodges, Climate Change Business Delivery Group;
Jason Ormiston, Chief Executive, Scottish Renewables;
Colin Galbraith, Director, Policy and Advice, and Clive Mitchell, Strategy and Communications Manager, Scottish Natural Heritage;
Dr Chris Spray, Director of Environmental Science, and David Gorman, Head of Environmental Strategy, SEPA;
Geoff Aitkenhead, Asset Management Director, and Mark Williams, Business Strategy and Climate Change Manager, Scottish Water.

Written Evidence/Submissions to call for views

Climate Change Business Delivery Group
Scottish Renewables
Scottish Natural Heritage
SEPA
Scottish Water

10 March (9th Meeting, 2009 (Session 3))

Oral Evidence

Stewart Stevenson MSP, Minister for Transport, Infrastructure, and Climate Change, Philip Wright, Deputy Director, Climate Change, Fiona Page, Head of Scottish Climate Change Bill Team, Cameron Maxwell, Climate Change Policy Team, Madeleine Cusack, Climate Change Policy Team, and Kevin Philpott, Waste Regulation Senior Policy Officer, Scottish Government; David Henderson-Howat, Policy Adviser, Forestry Commission Scotland.

Supplementary Written Evidence

Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change

ANNEXE D: LIST OF OTHER WRITTEN SUBMISSIONS IN RESPONSE TO CALL FOR VIEWS FROM TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE AND CLIMATE CHANGE COMMITTEE AND RURAL AFFAIRS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE

ANNEXE E: TRANSCRIPT FROM TRANSPORT, INFRASTRUCTURE AND CLIMATE CHANGE EVENT SCOTLAND AND CLIMATE CHANGE – GETTING IT RIGHT 27 MARCH 2009. [PDF]

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