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My response to MSPs regarding climate change (emissions reduction targets) (Scotand) bill 2019

I am delighted that the Scottish Government has submitted a Climate Change (Scotland) Bill for consultation. Having an Act with specific climate emission limits for precise future dates is an essential step forward to avert catastrophic climate change. There are

Circular economy Hotspot Conference, Glasgow, October 2018

Is the circular economy going to revolutionise how our country makes things, or is it just a more ambitious form of our present waste recycling set up, likely to succeed only in part? The Zero Waste Scotland organisers of the

New Scottish Energy4All Hydro schemes needing investors

Energy4All will soon be launching a new Community Energy Society in the next few weeks and is looking for investors to support the initiative. The Highland Community Energy Society will be the 24th in the Energy4All family of Societies and the

New look website

Sustainability in practice now has a new circular menu system, using icons to point you towards your interests. The promised list of topics is now complete and up to date. Did you know that the strike price for onshore wind

Climate Week North East, 16-25th March 2018

Climate Week North East (16 -25 March) is a week of events designed to raise awareness of climate change but, more importantly, show what we can all do to make a difference and reduce our carbon footprint in a fun

Biodegradable coffee cups

The proposed 25p tax on disposable coffee cups will reduce cup use, but not solve the basic problem . Plastic does not degrade if left lying on the ground. Microorganisms in nature cannot digest plastic’s long chain molecules.  They can