Opinion: Scotland Needs to Establish New National Parks in order to Protect and Restore Nature

A new consultation published by the Scottish Government is encouraging individuals to share their thoughts on the creation of Scotland’s first new National Park in almost 20 years. The last National Park to be officially established in Scotland was Cairngorms … Continue reading Opinion: Scotland Needs to Establish New National Parks in order to Protect and Restore Nature

Independent Report Calls for Ban on New Incinerators in Scotland 

An independent report  published yesterday has called for an immediate ban on the Scottish Government’s plans to build nine new waste-burning incinerators. The report reveals the huge scale of Scotland’s incineration problem and provides 12 policy recommendations for local authorities … Continue reading Independent Report Calls for Ban on New Incinerators in Scotland 

Carbon Inequality: How Climate Change is Disproportionality Affecting Indigenous Communities

Extreme carbon inequality is pushing the world to the climate brink, as the world’s poorest 3.5 billion people who contribute little to carbon emissions are the most affected by climate impacts such as floods, droughts, and storms. In recent decades carbon emissions have rocketed, with global annual carbon emissions growing by around 60% from 1990 to 2015. According to data derived from Oxfam, the richest 1% of the world’s population are responsible for more than twice as much carbon emissions as the 3.1 billion people who make up the poorest half of humanity.  This is a clear case of extreme … Continue reading Carbon Inequality: How Climate Change is Disproportionality Affecting Indigenous Communities

Sustainable Clothing from Glasgow: It’s Time to Hop on the Slow Fashion Train!

With London Fashion Week just passed, we present sustainable fashion brands in Glasgow that play a pivotal role in helping the slow fashion movement gain momentum.  It’s no secret, the fashion industry is guilty of leaving a huge carbon footprint, … Continue reading Sustainable Clothing from Glasgow: It’s Time to Hop on the Slow Fashion Train!