“The global climate emergency is at the centre of our Programme for Government and we have already put in place the most ambitious climate legislation and targets of any country.”
A trade union has reacted with angrily to reports that the international Climate Conference to be held in Glasgow this year is expected to cost £100million in providing security.
“If you look at it from a certain point of view, we have achieved nothing,” Greta Thunberg
“The time has come to reverse the brutal austerity of the last twelve years, the damaging effects of Universal Credit, with its 5 week waiting period.”
“We have a moral responsibility to tackle climate change and to lead the way in showing how our society can transition to net zero”
2019 is also on course to be the second or third warmest year on record with global temperature average of 1.1C above the pre-industrial period.”
The Scottish National Portrait Gallery is the second Edinburgh institution to reject fossil fuel sponsors this year
Orkney Housing Association Ltd and the community EV car club
Scottish Parliament Pension Fund Investing in Fossil Fuel Companies: £505,683 Directly in BHP and £257,899 in Rio Tinto.
“BHP has a very aggressive strategy to insert itself in the territories of these communities, over-exploiting local water sources causing major droughts and trying to eliminate any critical opinion or social protest.”
“The ongoing social issues in Orkney must be tackled at the same time as tackling the Climate Emergency.”