The Earth’s ability to absorb nearly a third of human-caused carbon emissions through plants could be halved within the next two decades at the current rate of warming.
Based at the Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway, a Class 314 car passenger train will be converted and made available by ScotRail.
Scotland’s Arctic Connections document is built on the image of a Scotland “as a progressive and dynamic nation that does not hesitate to take the lead on key global challenges.”
Two speakers – Dr Sarah Crowe an ecologist and Erlend Spence an Orcadian farmer both spoke about the actions they have taken and how we can move forward in Orkney to improve our natural environment.
“an international public forum to develop a new human right to protect the freedom to live without physical or psychological threat from above”
A group of researchers from the Toronto Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering have modelled what would happen if personal ownership of EVs was to become the norm.
How to solve the environmental issues caused by the emissions of our public bus system has been the subject of research by a team at Aberdeen University.
“”transport is now the highest emitting sector in Scotland, responsible for roughly 36% of greenhouse gas emissions in 2018. Emissions are largely unchanged on 1990 levels.”
Looking forward to a sustainable and successful post Covid Tourism sector was discussed by Dr Ross Tinsley, Programme Leader for Undergraduate Tourism at Edinburgh Napier University and Dr Craig Dalzell of Common Weal.
“These changes are not occurring gradually over decades or lifetimes; we are watching them occur over mere months to years.”