Roseanna Cunningham MSP

Roseanna Cunningham MSP

Written 19 posts

Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform

Scotland’s Land Reform Agenda

6th January 2018

2017 has been a landmark year for Scotland’s Land Reform agenda. Our progressive community land ownership policies have delivered huge benefits to communities across the country, and have set us on an ambitious process to transform the relationship between the land and the people of Scotland. Community right to buy, which we expanded through the…

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Commitment to environmental principles

6th November 2017

The UK Government should maintain EU environmental principles post Brexit or risk undermining the substantial international progress Scotland has made, Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham has said.

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World Wildlife Day

3rd March 2017

How we own, manage, control, conserve, promote, support and develop it matters hugely to this Government’s ambitions for our country and today on World Wildlife Day (Friday 3 March), I’m reflecting on recent successes and the challenges that lie ahead in protecting our wildlife.

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City greenspaces

15th February 2017

I am committed to continuing action on biodiversity protection, habitat restoration and encouraging our citizens to live more active and healthy lifestyles. Earlier this week, right in the heart of urban Scotland, I saw this in action.

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Ambitious climate change plans

25th January 2017

Roseanna Cunningham highlights the policies and proposals at the heart of the new draft Climate Change Plan.

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2017 priorities

5th January 2017

Roseanna Cunningham explains why 2017 promises to be highly significant for everyone who cares about our environment.

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The EU is vital for environmental research

25th November 2016

This week I met staff at the Scottish Government’s main rural, agricultural and environmental research institutes in Edinburgh to hear about their concerns over the threats posed by Brexit.

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Musings on Marrakech

17th November 2016

The recent US Presidential elections may have put the international spotlight on the Paris Agreement but for me it was very much business as usual at this year’s UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech.

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Climate change challenges

14th November 2016

This week I’m in Marrakech to discuss how nations can work together to tackle climate change.

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