” we, in developed industrial societies and all aspiring, developing industrial societies, are recklessly plundering our planet’s natural resources in order to fuel economic growth; in pursuit of the cachet of success, of material wealth far beyond basic human needs of food, clothing and shelter.”
Wind & Rain Good News For Scotland’s Renewable Production in 2022
Scotland produces most of its renewable energy through wind but hydro is also very important. The future with wave and tidal power makes Scotland’s future as a producer of clean energy very bright.
Loss and Damage Agreement Reached #COP27
Governments took the ground-breaking decision to establish new funding arrangements, as well as a dedicated fund, to assist developing countries in responding to loss and damage.
Concerns Raised Over Hydrogen Production in Scotland
The Scottish Government has announced a £10 million Hydrogen Innovation Scheme which “will provide capital support over the next four years “
‘Bold Plans’ or ‘Unbelievably Reckless’ ? The UK’s New Energy Strategy
The UK Government has announced a new energy strategy which will see the continued exploitation and expansion of fossil fuels.
Letters: ‘Call The Engineers’
“The ever worsening energy price/supply crisis has intensified the debate on the energy mix requirements of our modern society. “
Young Scots on Climate Strike
Young people across Scotland will be taking part in a climate strike today, Friday 25th of March.
Orkney’s Uranium Protests
The South of Scotland Electricity Board had applied to sink 11 test bore holes: 2 at Yesnaby, 4 near Blackhall and 5 at the Mill of Cairston.
Orkney’s Links With the Cerrejon Coal Mine
Cerrejon is the largest open coal mine in South America and has ‘seriously damaged the environment and health of the country’s largest indigenous community, and is making them more vulnerable to COVID-19’, states a report for the United Nations.
OIC’s Pension Fund Loses £1,625,133 Investing In Fossil Fuels
“It is disappointing that the people who manage the pension funds of local government workers are oblivious to the climate crisis that is facing us” Steve Smellie UNISON