This, or part of this, indicator is classified as Tier 3 and therefore no internationally established methodology or standards are yet available, but methodology or standards are being (or will be) developed or tested. Until methodology or standards have been agreed we are reporting/linking to the most relevant source of information.
We have identified the following policies relevant to this indicator…
Climate Change Act (2008) - An Act to set a target for the year 2050 for the reduction of targeted greenhouse gas emissions.
UK Climate Change Risk Assessment (2017) - The Government’s second assessment of the risks and opportunities for the UK of the current and predicted impact of climate change, which follows on from the first report published in 2012.
The Climate Change National Adaptation Programme (2018 to 2023) - What government and others will be doing over the next 5 years to be ready for the challenges of climate change.
The Clean Growth Strategy Leading the way to a low carbon future (2017) - sets out policies and proposals for the UK, through to 2032 and beyond, to reduce emissions across the economy and promote clean growth.
Environment (Wales) Act 2016 - creates the statutory framework for greenhouse gas emissions reduction in Wales. By 2050, Wales is aiming for 80% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions compared to the 1990 baseline.
Prosperity for all - A low carbon Wales (2019) - How Wales aims to meet the first carbon budget (2016-2020) and consequently the 2020 interim target through 100 policies and proposals across Ministerial portfolios.
Prosperity for All - A Climate Conscious Wales (2019) - sets the actions that the Welsh government and others will take to adapt to the challenges of climate change in Wales.
Climate Change (Emissions Reduction Targets) (Scotland) Act 2019 - An Act of the Scottish Parliament to amend the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009 to make provision setting targets for the reduction of greenhouse gases emissions and to make provision about advice, plans and reports in relation to those targets.
Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009 - An Act of the Scottish Parliament to set a target for the year 2050, an interim target for the year 2020, and to provide for annual targets, for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.
Climate Ready Scotland - climate change adaptation programme 2019-2024 - sets the actions that the Scottish government and others will take to adapt to the challenges of climate change in Scotland.
Northern Ireland Climate Change Adaptation Programme 2019-2024 - This is Northern Ireland’s second Climate Change Adaptation Programme (NICCAP) as required by UK Climate Change Act 2008. It contains an assessment of the progress made towards implementing the objectives, proposals and policies set out in the first NICCAP.