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.
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  • Shock figures reveal park life at an all-time low, Nov 5, 2017[1]
  • Communities to be given 'direct voice' in local authorities' spending decisions, Oct 29, 2017[2]
  • Scotland to set up publicly-owned, not-for-profit renewable energy company, Oct 11, 2017[3]
  • Scottish government bans fracking after public opposition, Oct 3, 2017[4]

Jan-Jun 2017[edit | edit source]

Huge increase in use of local renewables, Jun 12[5]

Switching short journeys to bike can save Scots up to £2,000 per year, Apr 26[6]

Cyclists across Scotland turn out to demand better deal, Apr 22[7]

Stirling Council celebrates 1,500th solar install as battery storage pilot commences, Mar 3[8]

Over 1,100 homes to be offered solar by North Ayrshire council, Feb 1[9]

Cumnock to become Scotland's first fully 'Green Town', Jan 29[10]

Scotland named one of world's top 'circular economy' nations, Jan 8[11]

Universal basic income trials being considered in Scotland, Jan 1[12]

Oct-Dec 2016[edit | edit source]

Stirling communities to be in the driving seat of change, Dec 19[13]

Scots must opt for electric cars if target for slashing emissions is to be met, Dec 5[14]

Good sports... wind boost for Skelmorlie! Wemyss Bay and Inverkip also to benefit, Dec 4[15]

Beavers given native species status after reintroduction to Scotland, Nov 24[16]

The community land rush spreading to urban Scotland, Oct 16[17]

Scotland bans energy firms from setting fire to coal seams to produce gas, Oct 6[18]

Jan-Sep 2016[edit | edit source]

Scotland Has Put The Public At The Heart of Its Plans For Climate Change - And Just Look At The Results, Sep 20[19]

Turning Scotland 'green', Sep 13[20]

Scotland second to Sweden in reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Western Europe, Jul 31[21]

Scotland beats climate emissions reductions target six years early, Jun 14[22]

Wind power provides electricity for 75 per cent of Scots homes, May 2[23]

Scottish Parliament votes for total fracking ban, Jun 2[24]

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