The Scottish Government has opened a consultation on the role of public sector bodies in tackling climate change, which is one of the commitments in the ‘Programme for Government 2019-2020’. The consultation focuses on the role of public sector bodies in ending Scotland’s contribution to climate change, how the public sector climate change reporting duties should be revised to support that, and how the Scottish Government and the wider public sector can work together to make a step-change in delivery.
The consultation includes a proposal that all public sector bodies set the date by which they will reach zero emissions in their annual reports from 2022.
The consultation closes on 14 December 2019.
Source: Scottish Government, 11 September 2019