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The new Climate Change Bill will immediately set a target of a 90% reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. The draft Bill sets out that the Scottish Government intends to go further still and achieve a 100% reduction in emissions, known as ‘net-zero’.
"Climate change is one of the defining challenges of our age and Scotland’s international leadership means our plans must be ambitious, credible and affordable."
Climate Change Secretary Roseanna Cunningham
The Scottish Government believes that staying in the EU is the best option for the whole of the UK and Scotland.
Failing that, we believe the UK and Scotland must remain inside the Single Market and Customs Union.
Find out more about Brexit
In a referendum on European Union membership held in June 2016 the Scottish people voted decisively to remain within the EU.
Scotland Is Now
"This campaign will inspire people to be part of Scotland's future."
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
Page updated: Thursday, May 24, 2018