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Legislation

Legislation and conventions relevant to Forests and Climate Change, one of a series of seven Guidelines that support The UK Forestry Standard (UKFS).

  • The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change - www.unfccc.int
  • The Kyoto Protocol - www.unfccc.int
  • EC Directive 2003/87/EC - www.europa.eu
  • Regulation (EU) No 525/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 May 2013 on a mechanism for monitoring and reporting greenhouse gas emissions and for reporting other information at national and Union level relevant to climate change and repealing Decision No 280/2004/EC - www.eur-lex.europa.eu

The following legislation is available from www.legislation.gov.uk

  • Climate Change Act 2008
  • Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009