Mary MacCallum Sullivan: You don't need to know about farming to know we need a farming revolution
Mary MacCallum Sullivan, a pyschotherapist from Argyll, outlines a vision for ‘real farming’ where food is produced for the good of people and planet – and argues such a future is within our grasp
I KNOW nothing about farming, but I care deeply: I eat.
Jon Southerington: How we can go zero carbon in Orkney
Jon Southerington, Orkney resident in Deerness, makes a series of proposals for how the north-east island could contribute to the Scottish Government’s new zero carbon emissions target by 2045
VIEWING the Orkney Islands Council plans for Wind Turbine projects in Hoy, Faray and Quanterness has got me thinking about how we in Orkney can do our bit to meet the zero emissions targets (or be a negative emissions community due to our renewable energy production potential), whilst actually making Orkney cleaner and a less expensive place to live.
Parliament must be ready for more 'difficult decisions' to tackle Climate Emergency, @ScotGov say
Scottish Government ministers, opposition politicians and environmental campaigners have all argued that abandoning the aviation tax cut alone will not be enough to address the climate emergency
Analysis: Defeat of aviation lobby first win for those who take Scotland’s climate emergency seriously
CommonSpace editor Ben Wray says that the climate movement should register the significance of the Scottish Government’s decision to scrap plans to cut Air Passenger Duty by 50 per cent: a victory over a well organised and determined corporate aviation lobby
SUCCESSES are hard to come by for those who work in the grassroots of politics, and doubly so on issues where a powerful corporate lobby clearly stands on the opposing side.