With only nine years left to meet Scotland’s 2030 target to reduce emissions by 75% we need an ambitious and effective Climate Change plan to cut emissions across all areas of life in Scotland and ensure climate justice. Sign Stop Climate Chaos Scotland’s letter to the Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform.
Visit Scotland has committed to developing a climate action plan aligned with Scottish Government targets, and will support tourism businesses to do the same.
Soil Association Scotland’s new agroforestry programme showcases how trees can benefit agricultural production using examples from crofts on Skye and Lismore.
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.
Scotland’s Climate Assembly’s second week looked at where our climate emissions come from and how to reduce them and adapt to the impact of climate change.
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.
From late 2021, 300 homes in Levenmouth, Fife, will be connected to a green hydrogen network for cooking and heating their homes.
The statement of intent sets out the direction for a new biodiversity strategy, post 2020. Meanwhile Scotland’s existing biodiversity strategy will remain in force.
In Spring 2021 six conversations hosted by the Scottish Ecological Design Association as a response to the climate emergency will explore how Scotland needs to change its approach to land use to meet its net zero climate targets.
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.