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Events[edit]

2015

April 25 Pedal on Parliament

2014

May 17 Warming up for the Commonwealth Games at Lang Craigs, plant a tree in the Commonwealth Grove at Lang Craigs

March 8 - 14 St Andrews Green Week

News and comment[edit]

2016

Scotland second to Sweden in reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Western Europe, Jul 31 [1]

Scotland beats climate emissions reductions target six years early, Jun 14 [2]

Wind power provides electricity for 75 per cent of Scots homes, May 2 [3]

Scottish Parliament votes for total fracking ban, Jun 2 [4]

2015

Plastic bag charge in Scotland sees usage cut by 80%, October 20 [5]

Why Scotland should create its own currency: the ScotPound, September 10 [6]

Why land reform must be urban too, August 26 [7]

Scotland’s Environment Secretary launches circular economy consultation, August 20 [8] Circular economy will help create jobs and protect environment, say Friends of the Earth Scotland [9]

Scottish land reform is on the agenda. And the rest of the UK should take note, June 25 [10]

UK’s first data service for towns and cities launches in Scotland, April 28 [11]

Scotland's plastic bag usage down 80% since 5p charge introduced, April 17 [12]

Scotland's path network extension plan unveiled, March 19 [13]

2014

Local food revolution gathering pace, September 3 [14]

Community Energy Policy Statement sets out the Scottish Government’s record of support for community energy and new ambition for holistic local energy solutions, August 18 [15]

Scottish Government says no to UK fracking plans, August 15 [16]

Dunbar announced as Scotland’s first Zero Waste Town, August 6 [17]

30 new marine reserves for Scotland, July 25 [18]

Half of children in Scotland getting to School on foot, bike or scooter, May 30 [19]

“For the first time, anywhere in the world, a community-owned tidal turbine is generating electricity,” Scottish energy minister Fergus Ewing, May 21 [20]

Scottish universities given funding for low carbon projects, April 27 [21]

Trying out low carbon electric bikes, April 11 [22]

One tree at a time: restoring the forest of Caledon, February 3 [23]

Blogs

Greener Together Blog, Greener Scotland


References

  1. The Independent
  2. The Guardian
  3. scotsman.com
  4. The Independent
  5. BBC News
  6. NEF
  7. Scottish Community Alliance
  8. ScottishGovernment
  9. Friends of the Earth Scotland
  10. The Guardian
  11. Carnegie Uk Trust
  12. The Guardian
  13. BBC News
  14. The Scotsman
  15. scotland.gov.uk
  16. Friends of the Earth Scotland
  17. Zero Waste Scotland
  18. The Ecologist
  19. Sustrans
  20. Shetland News
  21. BBC News
  22. Sustrans
  23. The Ecologist