Holyrood’s Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee has launched an inquiry into how Scotland can ensure that a green, just and resilient recovery is central in our response to the social and economic challenges of the COVID-19 health crisis.
In a report published today, Holyrood’s Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee calls for powers which fall within devolved competence, including environment policy, to return to the Scottish Parliament on EU exit day.
Scotland’s proposed deposit return scheme will have a real and lasting impact on tackling climate change, according to a report issued today by the Scottish Parliament’s Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee
Assurances are needed to make sure that the Scottish Government focuses spend on low carbon projects. This is according to a new report published today by Holyrood’s Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee.
MSPs seek views on animal welfare and wildlife protection laws
Making the deposit return scheme work for all
MSPs: Construction Industry leaders must ‘take ownership’ in tackling longstanding challenges
Clearer plans needed on climate change
Some of Scotland’s youngest climate change protesters have been invited to have their say at the Scottish Parliament.
A Holyrood Committee has welcomed Scotland’s ambition to tackle climate change but has called for greater urgency to stop global temperatures rising to dangerous levels.
Much of Scotland’s land will remain outside the proposed Register of Controlled Interests in Land, whose purpose is to make land ownership more transparent, according to a report by the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee
Scotland’s budget for the environment has been declining over many years and the long-term impact of this is concerning, says a Holyrood Committee today.
How Scotland can tackle climate change and what realistic changes could be made to peoples’ behaviour to help the environment is to be the subject of a public meeting in Glasgow.
A Holyrood Committee has today launched a call for views on the future budget allocated to the environment, climate change and land reform in Scotland.
A Holyrood Committee has today launched an inquiry into proposed new regulations that aim to reduce the secrecy surrounding who owns what in Scotland.
Scotland’s new law that aims to stop the damage caused by climate change will be put to the test by a Holyrood Committee.
A Holyrood Committee has welcomed the Scottish Crown Estate Bill in a report published today, while also suggesting ways it could be strengthened.
A Holyrood Committee has published a series of concerns about the environmental impacts of salmon farming in Scotland.
The environmental implications of Scotland leaving the EU will be put under the spotlight by a Holyrood Committee.
A Holyrood Committee has outlined a number of recommendations in order for Scotland to try to achieve the cleanest air in Europe.
Can Scotland’s new Crown Estate Bill be improved? And does it allow for the best management of Scotland’s diverse landscapes and assets?
A Holyrood Committee has outlined its findings on the budget allocated to the environment, which includes combatting climate change and investing in world-class research.
The impact of poor air quality on children, the elderly and local residents will be explored as a Holyrood Committee visits one of Scotland’s most polluted streets.
A new Bill that would stop the use of wild animals performing or being displayed in travelling circuses in Scotland needs to be strengthened, says a Holyrood Committee.
The Scottish Parliament’s Presiding Officer, Ken Macintosh MSP, is to lead a delegation to Munich on a trip to strengthen parliamentary ties and support economic, cultural and environmental links between Scotland and Bavaria.
Can we do more to stop the damaging impact of air pollution in Scotland? And how can we put an end to urban areas with traffic-choked streets, which repeatedly breach EU air quality laws?
How much rubbish is generated in Scotland? And would “cash for trash” incentives help in changing wasteful behaviours?
Is it ethically wrong to use wild animals in travelling circuses? This is one of the questions a Holyrood Committee will ask as it looks into animal welfare legislation.
Should it be legal to shorten a puppy’s tail to prevent painful injury? This is one of the questions a Holyrood Committee will ask as it launches a call for evidence today.
There’s no time to wait in addressing the challenges of wild deer across Scotland, warns a Holyrood committee.
The “alarming distrust” between groups that tackle Scotland’s worst wildlife crimes must come to an end, a Committee has warned today.
Climate change targets across all of Scotland’s sectors should be “equally challenging”, according to a Holyrood report published today.
Four parliamentary committees have launched a joint call for views on the Scottish Government’s plan on how it will meet climate change targets from 2017 to 2032.
A Parliamentary committee is to take evidence from a range of stakeholders following the publication today of a report by Scottish Natural Heritage on its review of Deer Management in Scotland.