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
A group of volunteers have been striving for several years at Yorkhill Green Spaces, and the result was the winner of 1st prize in the Nature Scot Pollinator Friendly Award as well as the Green Flag Award for Overnewton Park. Fiona MacLeod, Chair of Yorkhill Green Spaces, tells the story of this park. Continue reading Yorkhill Green Spaces, Winner of Various Awards in the Green Environment Field
Green Flag Award is an effort to ensure that everybody has access to quality green spaces. Maryhill Park Growing Space is one of the winners of this award. Continue reading Green Flag Award a Step to Encourage Communities to Improve Green Spaces
By Niall Houston 12 May 2022 Climate groups such as Just Stop Oil and Tyre Extinguishers are slowly building a reputation of taking matters into their own hands for the ‘good of the world’. But this is just the beginning. … Continue reading Opinion: We Are Just Witnessing The Beginning of Climate Vigilantes
By Robyn McAvoy 12 May When discussing the climate and the future of the planet, fossil fuels are a hot topic as plans to drill for oil and gas in the North Sea are being looked at for approval by … Continue reading The Truth About Fossil Fuels And Their Effects On Scotland
By Andy MacKay 11th May 2022 Planting trees has become the newest environmental craze among big businesses that want to do their bit for the planet – or at least to be seen to be doing their bit – but … Continue reading Could Scotland’s Carbon Offsetting Measures Actually Be Hurting the Environment?
The ideological clash that has occurred between meat eaters and vegans has bubbled away for years, recently gaining traction as climate crisis contributors become more prescient in all our minds. This disparity has led to some interesting developments in the food industry, who have opened new avenues for climate conscious-eaters to explore. Continue reading OPINION: Vegan Junk Food is an All-New Environmentally Friendly Nutritional Nightmare
Solar panels have been named one of the key routes to reach net zero carbon emissions in Scotland, so why is there not more push for further solar installation? Back in 2016, the Scottish Government introduced new building standards that … Continue reading Opinion: The SNP’s Rather Dull Approach to Solar Energy.￼
An investigation into how much the individual can do when they help out at climate activism groups. Continue reading Opinion: Can Climate Activism Really Make a Difference?
By Cameron Macpherson As fuel costs soar and the climate emergency heightens, alternatives to fossil fuels are desperately needed. Nuclear energy may still have a ‘dirty’ past, but it guarantees an enormous capacity of clean, reliable energy – which is … Continue reading Nuclear Energy: The Climate Hero Nobody Wants, But The Hero We All Need