CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from CASwiki's Scotland community action article and is for news and comment in that context. Image: The Princes Street Gardens and some buildings - left to right, the Scott Monument, the North British Hotel, Nelson's Monument and the City Observatory on Calton Hill, two bridges (Waverley in the foreground, North in the back), rooftops of Waverley Station - in Edinburgh.
  • 'This could be the holy grail to replace palm oil' - research team, BBC News (Sep 18, 2023)
  • Orkney islands to trial electric ferries to cut carbon emissions, (Sep 11, 2023)
  • The world’s first rewilding centre has opened in Scotland, (Apr 17, 2023)
  • Edinburgh is a hotbed of community self-empowerment - with the Edinburgh Tool Library showing the way, The Daily Alternative (Mar 14, 2023)

2022[edit | edit source]

  • Mussel Farming Is Healing the UK’s Coastal Food Chain, (Dec 22, 2022)
  • Glasgow’s Urban Transport Revolution, (Nov 11, 2022)
  • Carbon-busting hemp could help transform Scottish agriculture to zero emissions, The Conversation (Nov 09, 2022)
  • Local Groups Celebrate Achievements In Community Land Week, Community Land Scotland (Oct 07, 2022)
  • When Edinburgh's Canongate community resisted a crass urban development, they deployed a "working-class cosmopolitanism", The Daily Alternative (Jul 28, 2022)
  • These Scottish villagers bought a nature reserve - now they are fundraising to double its size, (Jun 10, 2022)
  • Protein from gorse bushes could feed millions of people, says expert, The Guardian (Jan 10, 2022)

2021[edit | edit source]

Coastal saltmarsh 'engineered' to fight climate change, Nov 11...[1]

As COP visits Scotland, some are speaking out about how the people's ownership of renewable energy could be much better, Nov 7[2]

Heat in Buildings Strategy sets out the pathway for cutting greenhouse gas emissions from Scotland's homes and buildings – which currently account for about a fifth of Scotland's emissions - by more than two thirds by 2030. It will require over a million homes and the equivalent of 50,000 non-domestic buildings to convert to zero emissions heat by 2030. Oct 7[3]

Not worrying about national parties, politics or policies, North Ayrshire follows Preston in building community wealth, over this first busy year, Oct 6[4]

Vast area of Scottish Highlands to be rewilded in ambitious 30-year project, Sep 24...[5]

The Scottish Citizens Assembly has concluded - and one of its big proposals is a "House of Citizens", as a second chamber for Holyrood, Feb 8[6]

News sources[edit | edit source]

  • Source, news analysis from Common Weal, added 16:43, 11 April 2021 (UTC)

Blogs[edit | edit source]

Greener Together Blog, Greener Scotland

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