Rural and Environment
16th December 2021 by Mairi McAllan MSP
Environment Minister Mairi McAllan blogs about a world-first introduction of legislation to help Scotland tackle climate change
17th June 2021 by Mairi McAllan MSP
Short quote from Environment Minister welcoming Clean Air Day 2021.
6th June 2021 by Richard Lochhead
First person piece by Richard Lochhead on Scotland’s journey to achieving net zero emissions
23rd March 2021 by Roseanna Cunningham
Climate Change Secretary Roseanna Cunningham on the importance of a just transition to net-zero, as the Just Transition Commission publishes its final report
4th December 2020 by admin
Commenting on today’s announcement from the UK Government that, as part of their nationally determined contribution (NDC) under the Paris Agreement, they are targeting a 68% cut in emissions by 2030, Scotland’s Climate Change Secretary Roseanna Cunningham said: “The news that the UK Government is targeting a 68% cut in emissions by 2030 is welcome…
18th November 2020 by Roseanna Cunningham
Climate Change Secretary Roseanna Cunningham comments on the UK Government’s Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution
12th November 2020 by johnfitzgerald
Climate Change Secretary Roseanna Cunningham calls on the UK Government to respect the will of the Scottish Parliament and commit to a UK Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).
9th November 2020 by admin
Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham has said the next year will be a “critical time” for international climate action, as Glasgow prepares to host the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in November 2021. With one year to go until Scotland’s largest city welcomes world leaders and delegates at COP26, Ms Cunningham said the summit presented an…
7th October 2020 by alicerobertson
Environment and Climate Change Secretary, Roseanna Cunningham today responded to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) 2020 statutory Scottish Progress Report. She said: “While in recent months coronavirus (COVID-19) has rightly been the overwhelming focus of governments across the world, the global climate emergency has not gone away – far from it – and this…
14th September 2020 by Roseanna Cunningham
Climate Change Secretary Roseanna Cunningham discusses Climate Week 2020, an opportunity for us to focus on Scotland’s green recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.