Scotland has secured a major coup by partnering with Italy to host the UN 26th Conference of the Parties, known as COP26. The conference aim will be to produce an international response to the climate emergency. Read the BBC’s coverage here and the government’s response, fronted by our fantastic Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab here. Raab, […]

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The Global Commission on Adaptation has published a report ‘Adapt Now: A Global Call for Leadership on Climate Resilience’. The key messages of the report include: Investing $1.8 trillion globally in five areas from 2020 to 2030 could generate £7.1 trillion in total net benefits. Adaptation actions bring multiple benefits, called the triple dividend – […]

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Scottish Water welcomes the opportunity to deliver net zero emissions ahead of national targets, as set out today in the Scottish Government’s Programme for Government. The plan sets out national priorities for the coming year and places a focus on how the country will respond to the climate emergency, highlighting the important role Scottish Water […]

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‘The Guardian has updated its style guide to introduce terms that more accurately describe the environmental crises facing the world.  Instead of “climate change” the preferred terms are “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown” and “global heating” is favoured over “global warming”, although the original terms are not banned. “We want to ensure that we are being scientifically […]

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