Eco charities warning over Bute House Agreement's affect on climate action

Scottish flooding
Scottish flooding -Credit:Carbon Copy

Eco groups have warned the collapse of the Bute House Agreement could see an end to action on climate and the environment.

They said Humza Yousaf remains responsible "for getting Scotland’s climate plans back on track" after his controversial ditching of a key 2030 emissions target that sparked political chaos.

First Minister Humza Yousaf
First Minister Humza Yousaf -Credit:Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

A Friends of the Earth Scotland spokesperson said: "The First Minister must take responsibility for getting Scotland's climate plans back on track and strengthen the desperately weak policy package offered last week."

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Lauren MacDonald, of the Stop Rosebank campaign, said: "The SNP should remember voters want a government prepared to act on climate change and fuel poverty and not now be tempted to side with the profiteering oil and gas giants who will no doubt be celebrating."

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