Environment

Understanding Scotland - Environment

Author / Creator: Diffley Partnership

Media type: survey report

Date published: February 2022

Climate change is a global emergency and Governments have the primary responsibility. Education has a large responsibility in changing attitudes toward the changes needed. 


How Should Scotland Manage its Scrap Steel?’ The environmental assessment.

Author / Creator: Charlotte Stamper

Media type: Policy Paper

Date published:

Zero Waste Scotland’s analysts detail the ‘clear and obvious’ environmental benefits of using Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) technology, powered by Scotland’s low-carbon electricity grid, to remanufacture scrap steel in Scotland. 


The Common Home Plan – Technical Report

Author / Creator: Common Weal

Media type: Policy Paper

Date published:

This Technical Report is an annex to The Common Home Plan, a part of Our Common Home – A Green New Deal for Scotland. The fact that this book represents the broadest and most detailed Green New Deal blueprint yet published for any country means that it covers a great many of topics in detail and thus draws upon a vast body of literature and other previously published work.


The Common Home Plan

Author / Creator: Common Weal

Media type: Policy Paper

Date published:

There are a number of policy tools which can be used to encourage transformative changes to our lifestyles. However, it should be noted that most of these policy tools are designed to enact structural change rather than individual change and, again, it must not be read that these can simply be introduced into a free market economy as if they will succeed in shifting those markets. They won't, at least not as a result of individual behaviours. The Plan details the the changes needed.


Better than This

Author / Creator: Common Weal

Media type: Policy Paper

Date published: 2021

We must emerge from the Covid pandemic in a way that 
Fixes the problems raised by the crisis. 
Fixes the problems evident before the crisis and makes us resilient.
Implements a green new deal.
Establishes a new democracy. 
Begins a national care service.
Starts land reform.
Creates a housing revolution.
Controls our own energy.
Provides better banking
Focus on independence.