Scientists at the Scottish Environment Protection Agency’s (SEPA) have successfully pinpointed fragments of coronavirus’ ribonucleic acid (RNA) in local waste water samples across the country.
Is Scottish Government Action To Address Climate Emergency Too Slow ?
“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.”
Costs of Hosting COP26 in Glasgow Slammed by GMB Scotland
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.
Takeaway Disposable Cups to Face a Charge of up to 25p
The Scottish Government is putting forward proposals for a charge on single use disposable cups – similar to the one introduced successfully on carrier bags.
Councils Receive Share of Crown Estate Revenues of £7.5million
Orkney is to receive £773,673.43 as its allocation from Crown Estate revenues
Cabinet Secretary Hears of Orkney’s Carbon Neutral Ambitions
Including the Kirkwall Harbour Flood Defence Scheme, a £1.1 million project backed by 80% funding from the Scottish Government.
The Big Climate Conversation in Orkney
“You are here because you believe climate change is a big issue.”
Greens Gain Backing of Scottish Government to Prohibit the Mechanical Harvesting of Kelp by Dredging
“My constituents on the west coast have engaged in an extremely effective campaign and deserve to be commended for their great efforts in securing this change of heart by the Scottish Government.”
Concern Over Lack of Scottish Marine Fisheries Protection Vessels
“It is simply not possible for Marine Scotland to adequately protect Scotland’s seas with only three vessels.”
Crown Estate Needs a Radical Overhaul: Scottish Greens
The Scottish Crown Estates Bill was debated in the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday 19th June 2018.