Groups across the Highlands are calling on the Highland Council Pension Fund to adopt a Charter for Responsible Investment that would evaluate investments against environmental, social and governance criteria.
The Scottish Government has published its update to the 2018 Climate Change Plan, refining the pathway to meeting Scotland’s emissions reduction targets and also achieving a green recovery from COVID-19.
How can the Scottish Government encourage transformation across society to reach net-zero? Contribute your views
The Scottish Government is moving from encouraging gradual changes in attitudes and behaviours, to supporting a society-wide transformation to reach net-zero. Contribute your views on how to do this. Consultation closes 17 March 2021.
This week’s debate on Scotland’s EU exit Bill has strengthened Scotland’s future environmental watchdog, but does not go far enough to protect Scotland’s nature.
The report calls on the Scottish Government to increase its Climate Justice Fund to reach more communities globally, and to host pre-COP meetings with representatives from the global south.
Petition the EU to make a strong law to keep products linked to global deforestation out of the EU market.
Sign the petition.
Contribute your views on restricting sales of single-use plastics items that commonly litter our beaches.
Highland Council is developing a climate action funding plan, and consulting on electric transport. See here for an update on the Climate Change Working Group’s activities.
Space port to go ahead on peatlands.