Since devolution, the Scottish Government has progressively adopted a distinctive environmental and energy policy (Allan et al, 2008). This is expressed in two forms: first through setting emissions and renewables targets that differ from those set in the rest of the UK, and second by developing specific policies within the nonreserved powers at its discretion.
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Fraser of Allander Economic Commentary|
|Publication status||Published - 30 Apr 2012|
- emission reduction targets
- climate change
- economic growth
- Scottish economy
- Scottish Government
- Scottish Climate Change Act
- carbon tax
Allan, G., Lecca, P., McGregor, P., Swales, K., Tamba, M., & Winning, M. (2012). The impact of the introduction of a carbon tax for Scotland. Fraser of Allander Economic Commentary, Special Edition(3), 13-19.