Climate change: #Scotland to set faster target for net-zero emissions
The Scottish government will legislate to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net-zero by 2045 after receiving fresh advice from an expert panel.
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) urged that Scotland set the target five years ahead of the UK as a whole.
The panel says Scotland has more potential sites for carbon capture and a greater landmass for tree planting.
It came after a report to the UN last year urged the world to go “further and faster” in tackling climate change.
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