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Graeme’s Column

This month, I had the enormous privilege of representing Scotland and the Scottish Government at COP26. It was a truly uplifting and motivating experience. Of course, media coverage of the event in Glasgow understandably focused on the role of world leaders and negotiators in pursuing

Making Scotland a Leading Hydrogen Producer

Over £100 million to advance cleaner energy. A five-year plan to help build Scotland’s hydrogen economy and deliver an ambition for the technology to provide nearly a sixth of Scotland’s energy needs by 2030 has been published. Graeme: Fantastic to see the announcement of £100

Scotland Leads International Charge on Transport Decarbonisation

New agreements signed as Under2 Coalition looks to Scotland’s ambitions The Scottish Government has signed five international agreements supporting the global decarbonisation of the transport sector. The agreements signed include: The ‘Further, Faster, Together’ Under2 Coalition Leaders Action Document – committing 100% of light-duty public

Celebrating Gender Day at COP26

Pledge on climate change and inequalities. Fourteen international leaders and leading campaigners are among those who have signed a statement launched by the Scottish Government calling for the role of women and girls to be advanced in addressing climate change. It's Gender Day at #COP26

First Minister Rallies Delegates to Climate Challenge

Under2 Coalition members sign Net Zero pledge. Devolved governments, regions and cities from across the globe sent a strong message to world leaders yesterday, by committing to achieve Net Zero by 2050. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon told the General Assembly of the Under2 Coalition that

Scotland to be Green Energy Powerhouse

Energy Day at COP26 Taking forward Scotland’s ambition to become a powerhouse of renewable energy is central to the Scottish Government’s activity at Energy Day at COP26 today (Thursday 4th November). First Minister Nicola Sturgeon spoke at an Offshore Wind Business Breakfast and announced plans

Finance Day at COP26

Investing to Tackle Climate Change The crucial role of private investment in efforts to achieve net zero will be set out by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon today as part of Finance Day at COP26. The First Minister will join the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan