Why Scotland must set a target of net zero emissions

By Tom Ballantine, Chair of Stop Climate Chaos Scotland Tackling climate change is an overwhelming moral obligation that we owe to this and...

May 02, 2018

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Why we should make homes more energy efficient

By Caroline Rance, Climate and Energy Campaigner at Friends of the Earth Scotland & Sarah Beattie-Smith, Climate and Energy Policy...

Feb 01, 2018

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‘We Want to See Double’ – we got there!

By Alex Quayle, Senior Policy Officer, Sustrans Scotland The Scottish Government’s Draft Budget 2018-19 promises to double funding for cycling and walking. Alex Quayle reflects on the journey that got us there....

Dec 21, 2017

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What do the UN climate talks mean for Scotland?

By SCCS staff The 23rd annual UN Climate Change Conference (COP23), took place earlier this month in Germany. We look back at what...

Nov 30, 2017

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Connecting the dots for a fairer, greener future

By Gail Wilson, Campaigns Manager, Stop Climate Chaos Scotland It’s hard to argue with the idea that we all want to live in a more...

Nov 15, 2017

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Engineering a Zero Carbon Future?

By Gina Hanrahan, Head of Policy at WWF Scotland Both are fantastic feats of Scottish engineering but which do you think is lower carbon...

Sep 15, 2017

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A climate act for all our futures

By Charlie Bevan, Advocacy and Campaigns Manager at Tearfund Scotland Global temperatures in July this year were the second highest ever...

Sep 12, 2017

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Warm Homes

By Sarah Beattie-Smith, Climate and Energy Policy Officer at WWF Scotland In the week that The Queen opened the Queensferry Crossing,...

Sep 08, 2017

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Too much of a good thing

By Jim Densham, Senior Land Use Policy Officer at RSPB Scotland and Chair of SCCS’ Policy and Advocacy Group. Nitrogen is plant...

Sep 07, 2017

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Can the way we farm be part of the solution?

By Pete Ritchie, organic farmer and Executive Director of Nourish Scotland (member of Stop Climate Chaos Scotland) Farming and weather go...

Mar 14, 2017

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