Scotland’s Climate Week 2022

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 27th September 2022.

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Photo of Liam Kerr Liam Kerr Conservative

Scotland’s biodiversity and natural capital form vital parts of Scotland’s climate response. The

Sunday Post reported at the weekend that NatureScot had withdrawn its objections to a controversial wind farm application in the Highlands—apparently because the development of so many other wind turbines in the area means that it can no longer be categorised as wilderness. How does the cabinet secretary envisage ensuring that, in the drive towards renewables, the Government does not inadvertently compromise our biodiversity and natural capital, which are, of course, integral parts of the climate emergency and, thus, of climate week?