Scotland’s Climate Change Adaptation Programme Consultation

 

Scot Gov are consulting on Scotland’s Climate Change Adaptation Programme 2019-24. The programme will be published later in 2019.

ACTION: We are encouraging members to respond to the consultation saying that culture needs to be part of the programme, as without it the transformational change won’t happen!

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Image Reused under Open Government License © Scottish Government

 

More Info;

  • Average global temperatures over the last five years were 1.1°C higher than the pre-industrial average and the last four years have been the warmest on record.

  • Programme for Government 2018 committed ScotGov to develop a new five-year Climate Change Adaptation Programme for Scotland.

  • The new Programme will take into account the latest Climate Change Risk Assessment published in 2017; and is now open to public consultation.

 
My vision is that we live in a Scotland where our communities, built and natural places, supporting infrastructure, economy and society are climate
ready, adaptable and resilient to climate change.
— ROSEANNA CUNNINGHAM MSP
 

Background

The Government have already taken on informal workshop and social media feedback on the programme. However it is now open to public consultation. There is a Consultation Draft to read what is being put out for views.

Culture Counts have adding this consultation to our 3 Actions Email.

We are encouraging members to respond to the consultation saying that culture needs to be part of the programme, as without it the transformational change won’t happen!

Anyone can sign up here.

 

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Respond

Submit your response using the Scottish Government consultations website before 9 April 2019.

 

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