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Scottish Government Programme for Government – Climate Emergency Response Group comment

The Climate Emergency Response Group, (CERG) a group of civic and business leaders, welcomed the Scottish Government’s Programme for Government which was published today [1]. Speaking on behalf of CERG, Elizabeth Leighton, who provides the secretariat for CERG said: “We are pleased to see the government’s commitment to a fairer, greener future in its response […]

Scottish Government Economic Recovery Implementation Plan – CERG comment

The Climate Emergency Response Group, (CERG) a group of civic and business leaders, welcomed the Scottish Government’s priority for a green economy in its response to the Advisory Group on Economic Recovery today [1]. Speaking on behalf of CERG, Teresa Bray, Chief Executive of Changeworks said: “We welcome and agree with the Scottish Government’s statement […]

New Report: Eight point plan for Scotland’s Green Recovery

+ Key actions for Scottish Government to ensure the recovery post COVID-19 sets a path to net zero + Shows how climate emergency can be a thread throughout Government’s economic recovery plans + Case studies available below A group of civic and business leaders are today (Mon 13 July) setting out the practical solutions that […]

Call for Scottish Budget to fund Scotland’s response to the Climate Emergency

Today the Climate Emergency Response Group (CERG) published a report [1] calling for the Scottish Government to announce a transformative Climate Emergency Scottish Budget that will support Scotland’s transition to net-zero emissions by 2045 with rapid action required over the next decade. The report estimates the public spend required to fund the twelve immediate actions […]

Programme for Government – Climate Emergency Response Group comment

The Climate Emergency Response Group, a group of civic and business leaders, welcomed the Scottish Government’s response to the climate emergency as outlined in the Programme for Government which is published today [1]. Speaking for the group, Mike Thornton, Group Director of Operations, Energy Saving Trust said: “We welcome and are heartened by the broad […]

Twelve Point Plan to tackle Scotland’s Climate Emergency

A group of civic and business leaders are today (Mon 26 Aug) setting out their recommendations for the key actions the Scottish Government needs to take to ramp up its response to the climate emergency in its forthcoming Programme for Government. The Climate Emergency Response Group has developed a 12- point plan [1] of the […]

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