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'''Mar 20''' Could the Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland change how politics is done for good? <ref>[https://www.electoral-reform.org.uk/could-the-citizens-assembly-of-scotland-change-how-politics-is-done-for-good/ @electoralreform]</ref>
  
 
'''Mar 16''' We don’t need institutes, we need constitutes… and they should live in a Makar House, Pat Kane <ref>[https://www.thealternative.org.uk/dailyalternative/2020/3/22/kane-makar-house thealternative.org.uk]</ref>
 
'''Mar 16''' We don’t need institutes, we need constitutes… and they should live in a Makar House, Pat Kane <ref>[https://www.thealternative.org.uk/dailyalternative/2020/3/22/kane-makar-house thealternative.org.uk]</ref>

Latest revision as of 15:59, 28 March 2020

2019[edit]

Aug 16 Dundee's green revolution: council-run charging hubs and electric cabs [1]

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Feb 8 Finland's result on its UBI experiment: people don't shirk work. And it increases trust, health and wellbeing [2] UBI experiment to start in Scotland.

2018[edit]

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

Scotland to ban all plastic straws as Holyrood backs Sunday Mail campaign, Feb 11 [4]

2017[edit]

Shock figures reveal park life at an all-time low, Nov 5 [5]

Communities to be given 'direct voice' in local authorities' spending decisions, Oct 29 [6]

Scotland to set up publicly-owned, not-for-profit renewable energy company, Oct 11 [7]

Scottish government bans fracking after public opposition, Oct 3 [8]

Huge increase in use of local renewables, Jun 12 [9]

Cyclists across Scotland turn out to demand better deal, Apr 22 [10]

Stirling Council celebrates 1,500th solar install as battery storage pilot commences, Mar 3 [11]

Over 1,100 homes to be offered solar by North Ayrshire council, Feb 1 [12]

Cumnock to become Scotland's first fully 'Green Town', Jan 29 [13]

Scotland named one of world’s top ‘circular economy’ nations, Jan 8 [14]

Universal basic income trials being considered in Scotland, Jan 1 [15]

2016[edit]

Stirling communities to be in the driving seat of change, Dec 19 [16]

Good sports ... wind boost for Skelmorlie! Wemyss Bay and Inverkip also to benefit, Dec 4 [17]

Beavers given native species status after reintroduction to Scotland, Nov 24 [18]

The community land rush spreading to urban Scotland, Oct 16 [19]

Scotland bans energy firms from setting fire to coal seams to produce gas, Oct 6 [20]

Scotland Has Put The Public At The Heart of Its Plans For Climate Change - And Just Look At The Results, Sep 20 [21]

Scotland second to Sweden in reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Western Europe, Jul 31 [22]

Scotland beats climate emissions reductions target six years early, Jun 14 [23]

Wind power provides electricity for 75 per cent of Scots homes, May 2 [24]

Scottish Parliament votes for total fracking ban, Jun 2 [25]

2015[edit]

Plastic bag charge in Scotland sees usage cut by 80%, October 20 [26]

Scotland’s Environment Secretary launches circular economy consultation, August 20 [27] Circular economy will help create jobs and protect environment, say Friends of the Earth Scotland [28]

Scottish land reform is on the agenda. And the rest of the UK should take note, June 25 [29]

UK’s first data service for towns and cities launches in Scotland, April 28 [30]

Scotland's plastic bag usage down 80% since 5p charge introduced, April 17 [31]

Scotland's path network extension plan unveiled, March 19 [32]

2014[edit]

Local food revolution gathering pace, September 3 [33]

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 [34]

Scottish Government says no to UK fracking plans, August 15 [35]

Dunbar announced as Scotland’s first Zero Waste Town, August 6 [36]

30 new marine reserves for Scotland, July 25 [37]

Half of children in Scotland getting to School on foot, bike or scooter, May 30 [38]

“For the first time, anywhere in the world, a community-owned tidal turbine is generating electricity,” Scottish energy minister Fergus Ewing, May 21 [39]

Scottish universities given funding for low carbon projects, April 27 [40]

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CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from CASwiki's Scotland article and is for news and comment in that context.


Comment[edit]

2020

Mar 20 Could the Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland change how politics is done for good? [41]

Mar 16 We don’t need institutes, we need constitutes… and they should live in a Makar House, Pat Kane [42]

Feb 4 Is Scotland leading the way on climate change? [43]

2019

Sep 2 When a renewable energy revolution meets the landscapes of Orkney, the result is quite beautiful [44]

How Orkney leads the way for sustainable energy, Jan 20 [45]

2018

Lesley Riddoch on the "power of local" - communities taking control in their own way, Nov 10 [46]

2017

Switching short journeys to bike can save Scots up to £2,000 per year, Apr 26 [47]

2016

Scots must opt for electric cars if target for slashing emissions is to be met, Dec 5 [48]

Turning Scotland ‘green’, Sep 13 [49]

2015

Why Scotland should create its own currency: the ScotPound, September 10 [50]

Why land reform must be urban too, August 26 [51]

2014

Trying out low carbon electric bikes, April 11 [52]

One tree at a time: restoring the forest of Caledon, February 3 [53]

Blogs[edit]

Greener Together Blog, Greener Scotland

See also[edit]


References


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