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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Location Scotland, United Kingdom

This page covers Scotland news from 2018-2020, featuring key events, developments, and local initiatives.

  • This is why more of Scotland should be owned by the people.[1] Aug 22

Jan-Jun 2020[edit | edit source]

Citizen's basic income: Pilot scheme 'challenging but desirable'.[2] Jun 11

Could the Citizens' Assembly of Scotland change how politics is done for good?[3] Mar 20

♥ We don't need institutes, we need constitutes… and they should live in a Makar House, Pat Kane.[4] Mar 16

Is Scotland leading the way on climate change?[5] Feb 4

2019[edit | edit source]

When a renewable energy revolution meets the landscapes of Orkney, the result is quite beautiful.[6] Sep 2

  • Dundee's green revolution: council-run charging hubs and electric cabs.[7] Aug 16, 2019
  • News Hazel Sheffield tells stories of communities ambitiously owning their own assets, like Portpatrick Harbour in Scotland, Daily Alternative (Jul 30, 2019)

Finland's result on its UBI experiment: people don't shirk work. And it increases trust, health and wellbeing.[8] UBI experiment to start in Scotland. Feb 8

How Orkney leads the way for sustainable energy, Jan 20[9]

Urban Nature-based Solutions in Scotland at Scale, Toward a regenerative natural asset economy, 2019-, NatureScot,[10]

2018[edit | edit source]

Lesley Riddoch on the "power of local" - communities taking control in their own way, Nov 10[11]

From Scotland, a proposal for a new level of self-defining community power: Development Councils, Nov 3[12]

Scotland to ban all plastic straws as Holyrood backs Sunday Mail campaign, Feb 11[13]

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Authors Phil Green
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Created March 25, 2023 by Phil Green
Modified May 27, 2024 by Kathy Nativi
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