“Decisions made at the G7 summit this weekend will set the agenda for the COP26 conference in Glasgow in November, so we want to make sure that the world leaders know that we are watching them closely, and they won’t get away with any more greenwashing.” – Extinction Rebellion
“A mooted SNP-Green pact has inspired some profoundly weird reactions, and it’s worth asking what they are supposed to achieve.”
Sean Bell: Who’s afraid of the Scottish Greens?
Despite not formally being a signatory of the climate agreement, Scotland will be publishing its own ‘Nationally Determined Contribution’ ahead of COP26 which will be held in Glasgow next year.
Scotland to publish its own NDC to support the Paris climate agreement
Vinnie Collins looks at the example of Green Jobs Oshawa in Canada, where a coalition is looking to repurpose a closed General Motors plant into a Green New Deal manufacturing hub, and finds there may be lessons to learn for the case of Alexander Dennis in Falkirk. Scotland and Canada have a lot in common. […]
Vinnie Collins: From Canada to Scotland, we need to bring the fight for decent jobs and climate justice together
“The central green commitment of the Scottish Government’s economic recovery plan is an auction block of Scotland’s resources in the form of a Green Investment Portfolio.”
Analysis: The ‘Zealots’ and the Great Scottish Green Energy Auction
“We should put a premium on building a wider independence movement – one that can involve thousands of new campaigners won to the new case for a new world. One which presents solutions to climate change and the social ills of poverty, inequality and unemployment with one hand.”
Jonathon Shafi: Addressing climate change must be central to a post-Covid case for independence
“Luckily, just as causes for pandemics and environmental degradation are related, so too are the solutions: state intervention and following science.”