Consideration of Climatic Factors within Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)

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APPENDIX 2

Climate Change Legislation and Policy

Legislation

Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009
www.opsi.gov.uk/legislation/scotland/acts2009/pdf/asp_20090012_en.pdf

SPICe Briefings on Climate Change (Scotland) Bill
www.scottish.parliament.uk/s3/bills/17-ClimateChange/index.htm

Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009
www.opsi.gov.uk/legislation/scotland/acts2009/pdf/asp_20090006_en.pdf

SPICe Briefings on Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Bill
www.scottish.parliament.uk/s3/bills/15-FloodRisk/index.htm

UK Climate Change Act 2008
http://www.defra.gov.uk/environment/climatechange/uk/legislation/

UK Carbon Reduction Commitment
http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/what_we_do/lc_uk/crc.aspx

European Union Emissions Trading Scheme
http://www.sepa.org.uk/climate_change/solutions/eu_emissions_trading_scheme.aspx

EU Climate and Energy Package
http://ec.europa.eu/climateaction/eu_action/index_en.htm

Policy

Scottish Government Climate Change Delivery Plan
www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2009/06/18103720/0

Scottish Government Adaptation Framework
www.scotland.gov.uk/AdaptationFramework

Scottish Government Renewables Policy and Renewables Action Plan
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Business-Industry/Energy/Action

UK Government Carbon Capture and Storage
http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/what_we_do/uk_supply/energy_mix/ccs/ccs.aspx

UK Government Low Carbon Transition Plan
http://interactive.bis.gov.uk/lowcarbon/2009/07/the-uk-low-carbon-transition-plan/

UK Government Low Carbon Industrial Strategy
http://interactive.bis.gov.uk/lowcarbon/2009/07/low-carbon-industrial-strategy/

UK Renewable Energy Strategy
http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/what_we_do/uk_supply/energy_mix/renewable/res/res.aspx

UK Government Low Carbon Transport Plan
http://interactive.bis.gov.uk/lowcarbon/2009/07/low-carbon-transport-a-greener-future/