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Agreement signed by Scottish First Minister acknowledges importance of climate change - 4th April


Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon met the governor of California Jerry Brown to discuss ambitions to and signed a joint agreement committing both parties to work together on climate change.

The agreement pledges to share technology and best practice, and acts to keep climate change at the forefront of politics. The move has been welcomed by environmental campaigners, including WWF Scotland whose director Lang Banks said “…it’s great to see the First Minister…seeking to work with others who share our ambition to stand up for people and nature threatened by global climate change…”.

 It is hoped that the 5 day trip to the USA will provide some insight into cutting carbon from Scottish transport and heating sectors.

Photo credit: BBC

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