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.
Sign Oil Change International’s letter calling on the UK government to halt its policy that makes maximising economic oil and gas production a legal obligation.
Highland Council says it will build on the climate-friendly changes during COVID-19 towards a green recovery, but at the same time it continues to allow destruction of peat reserves. Meanwhile the Scottish Government has committed £250 million to restoring peatlands over the next 10 years.
An extract from our recent zoom meeting with Ian Blackford.
Greenhouse gas emissions increased 1.5% from 2017 to 2018. Transport remains the biggest contributor to Scotland’s climate footprint.
Leading climate scientist Kevin Anderson says the UK is far off track to meeting its fair share of emissions under the landmark 2015 Paris agreement, and explains the scale of effort that is needed.
In July G20 governments will meet to plan the recovery from COVID-19. A new report shows that they are still bankrolling the climate crisis.
Challenge no-strings attached airline bailouts.
A new international initiative to combat marine plastic pollution launched on World Oceans Day.