Activists argue that the SNP-led administration is in breach of the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009.

The increasingly beleaguered Scottish government has been threatened with legal action over its failure to provide a climate impact assessment for its Infrastructure Investment Plan. The Environmental Rights Centre for Scotland (ERCS) and the campaign group Good Law Project, which is helmed by the activist lawyer Jolyon Maugham KC, have warned that they will initiate legal proceedings unless the government urgently upholds its climate commitments.

The Infrastructure Investment Plan, which was announced over two years ago, outlines GBP 26 billion of investments in projects and programmes across Scotland. These investments span various sectors, including health and transport infrastructure. Despite the government’s commitment to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2045, it has not yet published an assessment of the plan’s climate impact.

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