Thursday02 March

Transport & the Climate Change Plan

Following the publication of the Scottish Government’s draft Climate Change Plan on 19th January 2017 this seminar explores the policies and proposals in the Transport chapter of the plan. The event is intended to complement the scrutiny of the plan being undertaken by the Scottish Parliament and feedback on the draft plan received at the event will inform the final version of the plan that will be published later this year.

Date and time: 9:30 – 16:00 (approx.) on Thursday 2nd March 2017
Venue: John McIntyre Centre at the University of Edinburgh (Pollock Halls)

The event will provide further detail and a chance to discuss:

The draft outcomes, policies and proposals contained in the transport chapter of the draft Climate Change Plan (http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2017/01/2768)
The underlying assumptions and forecasts around transport in Scotland to 2032 that have informed the preparation of the draft Plan
The recently published research on emerging transport technology developments to 2032, carried out by Element Energy, which was commissioned to inform our policies and proposals (http://www.transport.gov.scot/report/greenhouse-gas-emissions-reduction-potential-scottish-transport-sector-recent-advances)
The challenges associated with delivering the policies and proposals in the draft Plan

The event is free to attend and is open to all with an interest in the delivery of reduced emissions from transport. To register your interest please follow the Eventbrite link below.

Register now: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/transport-and-the-climate-change-plan-tickets-31021284497?utm_term=eventurl_text

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