Encouraging plans on low carbon behaviour change need to be matched by Government policies

The Scottish Government needs to integrate its plans on how to achieve low carbon behaviour change with the climate change policies and proposals currently being scrutinised by Parliament, according to Stop Climate Chaos Scotland (SCCS).

Responding to the publication of the Government Low Carbon Behaviours Framework today, Tom Ballantine, Chair of Stop Climate Chaos Scotland, said:

Beacons: stories for our not so distant future

Throughout history, writers have been spokespeople for social change, and with global warming a real threat to our planet, now is no different. With specially commissioned stories, many of the UK’s foremost writers address our most pertinent problem.

From Joanne Harris’ techno-dystopia, where parks and bees are no more, to the soldiers paroling the ravaged Welsh landscapes of Jem Poster’s ‘Visitation’, we’re shown our world, altered. Toby Litt uses the analogy of a knickerbocker glory to explain what we’re all about, and Nick Hayes tells the tale of a mysterious woodland hart through striking illustrations in his graphic story.

This is a stunning collection of writing that will shock, amaze and entertain in equal measure.  All royalties go to Stop Climate Chaos.

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Stop Climate Chaos Scotland policy

SCCS Briefing on the IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 Degrees, November 2018

SCCS Parliamentary briefing on amendments for a Low Carbon Planning Bill, October 2018

SCCS written evidence on Scottish Climate Change Bill to Scottish Parliament's Climate Change and Land Reform Committee, August 2018

SCCS briefings on our headline asks for the Climate Change Bill:
Zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 at the latest
Air Quality Inquiry evidence to Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform committee, August 2017
Air Departure Tax Bill
Scottish Energy Strategy consultations:
- Response to 'Talking Fracking' consultation, May 2017
- Response to Scotland's Energy Efficiency Programme (SEEP) consultation, May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
Draft Climate Change Plan - our evidence to Parliamentary committees: (Feb 2017)
February 2017
February 2017

SCCS Recommendations for Scotland's Climate Change Plan, Oct 2016

June 2016
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June 2016
May 2016
February 2016
January 2016


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