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Public bodies climate change duties: putting them into practice, guidance required by part four of the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009

Published: 4 Feb 2011
Part of:
Environment and climate change, Public sector
ISBN:
978-0-7559-9965

Guidance to support public bodies in exercising their duties under the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009.

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87 page PDF

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Contents
Public bodies climate change duties: putting them into practice, guidance required by part four of the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009
ENDNOTES AND REFERENCES

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ENDNOTES AND REFERENCES

1. http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2009/12/contents

2. http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2009/341/contents/made

3. Remit and membership available at: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2010/09/16112110/6

4. http://www.sd-commission.org.uk/publications.php?id=1069

5. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2010/09/16112110/0

6. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2011/01/06092031/0

7. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2011/01/25085222/0

8. See http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Environment/SustainableDevelopment/14587 for further information

9. See http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/People/Equality/18507/EQIAtool for further information

10. Source: Met Office, Hadley Centre

11. Compared with pre-industrial levels by the end of the century

12. http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2010/359/contents/made

13. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2009/06/18103720/0

14. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Environment/climatechange/scotlands-action/lowcarbon/rpp

15. The IPCC defines resilience as "The ability of a social or ecological system to absorb disturbances while retaining the same basic structure and ways of functioning, the capacity for self-organisation, and the capacity to adapt to stress and change." See http://www.ipcc.ch/ipccreports/ar4-wg2.htm.

16. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2010/12/23134226/0

17. http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/business/topics/pollution/98263.aspx

18. http://www.sepa.org.uk/climate_change/solutions/carbon_reduction_commitment.aspx

19. http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/what_we_do/lc_uk/crc/user_guidance/user_guidance.aspx

20. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Environment/climatechange/international-action/eu/EUETS

21. A document summarising key climate change related publications and announcements at April 2010 is available at: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Environment/climatechange/scotlands-action/climatechangeact/secondarylegislation

22. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Government/PublicServiceReform/14838/localgoverment

23. Defined as all public bodies who operate under the Scottish Public Finance Manual ( SPFM) and are subject to financial audit by the Auditor General for Scotland ( AGS) http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Government/PublicServiceReform/14838/bv-ps

24. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Environment/climatechange/howyoucanhelp/publicbodies/publicsector

25. http://www.healthyworkinglives.com/

26. http://www.ouractivenation.co.uk/

27. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Environment/climatechange/scotlands-action/adaptation/AdaptaitonFramework

28. http://www.ghgprotocol.org

29. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2009/10/sspap

30. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2011/01/12154555/8

31. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2010/10/07142301/0

32. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Government/PublicServiceReform/14838/localgoverment

33. Defined as all public bodies who operate under the Scottish Public Finance Manual ( SPFM) and are subject to financial audit by the Auditor General for Scotland ( AGS) http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Government/PublicServiceReform/14838/bv-ps

34. http://www.audit-scotland.co.uk/docs/best_value/2010/bv_100809_sustainability_toolkit.pdf

35. Definition based on HMT instruction to Accounting Officers and adopted in Office of Government Commerce's ( OGC) State of the Estate Report and subsumed into mandatory OGC guidance on the Collaborative Management of the Civil Estate

36. http://climatechange.sustainable-scotland.net

37. http://www.carbontrust.co.uk/Pages/Default.aspx

38. http://www.energysavingtrust.org.uk/scotland/Scotland-Welcome-page/At-Home

39. http://www.sepa.org.uk/

40. http://www.zerowastescotland.org.uk/

41. http://www.sustainable-scotland.net/

42. http://www.sccip.org.uk/1/1/0/Home.aspx

43. http://www.sccip.org.uk/3/82/0/Adapting-to-Climate-Change%20-%20-%20A-Guide-for-Businesses-in-Scotland.aspx

44. http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/data_greenbook_supguidance.htm#Adaptation_to_Climate_Change

45. http://www.eauc.org.uk/scotland

46. http://www.hfs.scot.nhs.uk/

47. http://www.ghgprotocol.org/ - Its Corporate Accounting and Reporting Standard provides the basic rules for GHG accounting and reporting principles.

48. http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2005/15/contents

49. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Environment/SustainableDevelopment/14587

50. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2010/03/18102927/0

51. http://www.audit-scotland.co.uk/docs/best_value/2010/bv_100809_sustainability_toolkit.pdf

52. http://www.audit-scotland.co.uk/docs/best_value/2010/bv_100809_sustainability_toolkit.pdf

53. http://www.sns.gov.uk/

54. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/About/scotPerforms/indicators/ecologicalFootprint

55. http://www.environmenttools.co.uk/

56. http://www.environmenttools.co.uk/

57. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2010/09/06092729/0

58. Smith, P. Ecosse - estimating carbon in organic soils; sequestration and emissions. 2007. Edinburgh, Scottish Executive

59. Bradley, R. I., Milne, R., Bell, J., Lilly, A., Jordan, C. and Higgins, A. (2005) A soil carbon and land use database for the United Kingdom. Soil Use and Management 21, 363-369

60. Source: SNIFFER Handbook of Climate Trends Across Scotland SNIFFER (2006) Handbook of Climate Trends across Scotland and Scotland's seas: towards understanding their state http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2008/04/03093608/0

61. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Environment/SustainableDevelopment/LeadingbyExample

62. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Transport/NTS

63. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2010/10/07142301/0

64. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2009/07/06095830/0

65. Renewables Action Plan: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2009/07/06095830/0

Low Carbon Economic Strategy: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2010/11/15085756/0

Energy Efficiency Action Plan: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2010/10/07142301/0

66. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2010/06/08092645/0

67. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2004/05/19366/37239

68. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2004/04/19170/35317

69. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2010/02/03132605/0

70. http://www.healthyworkinglives.com/

71. http://www.ouractivenation.co.uk/

72. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Government/public-bodies/about/Bodies

73. http://www.sepa.org.uk/climate_change.aspx

74. http://www.snh.gov.uk/climate-change/what-snh-is-doing/

75. http://www.forestry.gov.uk/ccapscotland

76. http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/climatechange

77. Available through http://www.sepa.org.uk/climate_change.aspx

78. http://www.carbontrust.co.uk/Pages/Default.aspx

79. http://www.improvementservice.org.uk/single-outcome-agreements/

80. http://www.audit-scotland.co.uk/docs/best_value/2010/bv_100809_sustainability_toolkit.pdf

81. http://climatechange.sustainable-scotland.net/

82. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/About/scotPerforms/partnerstories/NHSScotlandperformance

83. http://www.hfs.scot.nhs.uk/

84. http://www.eauc.org.uk/ucccfs


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