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A Social Contract with Scotland

Final stage of 2023-24 Budget Bill A Scottish Budget which goes further to support the vulnerable and deliver greater benefits than provided in the rest of the UK will be voted on in Parliament today, Tuesday 21st February. Ahead of the final debate and vote

Clean Energy Transition to be Accelerated

Strategy to Shape Next 25 Years of Production First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said that there is a clear imperative to accelerate the clean energy transition and reduce Scotland’s dependence on oil and gas, ahead of the publication of a new strategy for the energy

Supporting a Renewables Revolution

Commitment to develop onshore wind generation confirmed. Scotland’s onshore wind capacity will more than double by 2030 under plans to help cut harmful emissions and support the energy sector’s net zero transformation. – Graeme  Onshore wind power plays a vital role in Scotland’s route to

Realising Hydrogen’s Potential

Finalised Action Plan Sets Out Net-Zero Opportunities A pathway to help make Scotland a world leader in hydrogen production has been published. The Hydrogen Action Plan sets out steps to help the emerging hydrogen sector in Scotland achieve an ambition of 5 Gigawatts (GW) of

Scotland Leads Global Action for Nature

International Support for Edinburgh Declaration Over 280 governments, cities and local authorities across the world now support an ambitious Scottish Government-led international plan for nature – and it is hoped more will sign up at COP27. The Edinburgh Declaration is a shared agreement to protect

Planning for Net Zero

Promoting Development that Combats Climate Change Developments which reduce carbon emissions to tackle climate change and restore nature would be promoted under finalised proposals for long term planning reform. The revised draft National Planning Framework 4 (NPF4) sets out sustainable policies against which planning applications

Carnoustie High Pupils at #FuelChangeLive Event

Young People Get Creative on Climate Issues 2nd November saw a pioneering climate literacy and skills development programme hold an event at Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh, with Graeme attending to speak with participating pupils from Carnoustie High School. The programme is run by business transformation

Scotland Can Lead Green Industrial Revolution Through Independence

A new report into Scotland’s green energy and renewables industry has said that Scotland has the potential to become a green energy powerhouse, creating up to 385,000 jobs, boosting Scotland’s economy by up to £34billion a year by 2050 and lowering energy bills permanently. The report,

New Draft Cycling Framework for Scotland

Climate Week Sees Consultation Launched The Scottish Government has launched a 12-week consultation on the new draft Cycling Framework for Scotland. The published document sets out the draft strategic priorities for everyday cycling to 2030 – supporting the Active Travel vision of communities shaped around