Research & Briefings
Read our briefings and analysis on key environmental issues
Council elections key moment in tackling the climate crisis
A manifesto for local authorities – 2022 Council Elections
This manifesto sets out some of the priorities for action that parties should champion in their manifestos, and the policies that should be taken to deliver them.
IPCC climate report shows ‘economic system is incompatible with life on earth’
IPCC report is stark reminder of reality of the climate emergency
The report confirms that the impacts of climate breakdown are more widespread, happening much sooner and having more devastating consequences than previously predicted.
Offshore wind auction reaction
Welcome for offshore wind expansion but successful bidders must not be allowed to evade their responsibilities to communities and workers.
Another “nail in the coffin” for Cambo
Scottish Budget Reaction: ‘useful steps’ on climate emergency
Climate action boosted by transport funding but home insulation investment should be larger.
Climate progress report calls for Plan B on carbon capture
Advisors say the Scottish Government must deliver urgent climate transformations across the economy.