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June 2009

New Chair Highlights Wales' Potential As A Sustainable Nation
Will Day is appointed Chair of Sustainable Development Commission New Chair brings international experience…

Scottish Climate Change Act
The Scottish Parliament voted unanimously in favour of a world leading Climate Change Act with a 42% target for reducing emissions.

New SDC Chair Keen to Work in Partnership With Executive
The Sustainable Development Commission in Northern Ireland is delighted to congratulate Will Day following his appointment as new UK Chair of the Commission. Mr Day will take over from Jonathon Porritt on 27th July 2009.

Cadeirydd Newydd Yn Amlygu Potensial Cymru Fel Gwlad Gynaliadwy
Penodir Will Day yn Gadeirydd y Comisiwn Datblygu Cynaliadwy Cadeirydd Newydd yn dod â phrofiad…

SDC Gives Evidence to Climate Change Inquiry
On Thursday 7th May the Sustainable Development Commission in Northern Ireland was called to give evidence to the Assembly Environment Committee Inquiry into Climate Change.

Commission Welcomes Minister to Dinner
On Wednesday 10th June the Sustainable Development Commission in Northern Ireland hosted a dinner in the Stormont Hotel, Belfast. The purpose of the event was to bring together a number of figures tasked with promoting sustainability inside and outside of Government in Northern Ireland.

Aviation and the Challenges of Island Living
Air travel has been heralded as one of the great successes of the modern world, creating wealth and employment, enabling worldwide economic and cultural interaction, and enriching our lives.

Who's Up For A Low Carb Diet?
In many ways, the success of the farming industry in the last fifty years has been astonishing, its productivity underpinned by ingenuity, technology and sheer hard work. But also by cheap oil.

Ambitious Climate Change plan will change everyday life
Scottish Government launches Climate Change Delivery Plan demonstrating the need for radical change in behaviours and lifestyle
The Sustainable Development Commission Scotland says Government must engage with public and business to create support and willingness to change

Ambitious Climate Change Delivery Plan launched
The Scottish Government has launched its Climate Change Delivery Plan focusing on green technology to transform Scotland into a low carbon economy. But to meet the emission reduction targets Government must persuade Scots to change their lifestyle.

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