Reading Time: 8 minutes This blog provides a timeline history of key outcomes from previous Climate COPs.
Month: October 2021
Gas prices and fuel poverty
Reading Time: 5 minutes The price of gas has increased significantly in 2021, having a major impact on the UK’s energy market and consumers. Our latest blog sets out the reasons for the increase in price, the impact on the market, and the powers that the Scottish Parliament has to alleviate this.
UK Budget and Spending Review 2021 – key points and implications for Scotland
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog summarises some key points from the UK Budget and Spending Review and sets out some of the implications for Scotland.
Trends in Scottish exports: 2010 to 2019
Reading Time: 4 minutes The latest Exports Statistics Scotland (ESS) publication from the Scottish Government was published on the 21 October 2021. This blog takes a looks at these
COP26 – What’s on the Agenda?
Reading Time: 5 minutes Introduction COP26 is a global United Nations summit about climate change and how countries are planning to tackle and adapt to it. The United Nations
Guest Blog: Glasgow and COP26 – Code Red in the Dear Green Place
Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog is guest written by Alison Johnstone MSP, Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament. It was written for an article for ‘The Geographer’, a quarterly magazine of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society.
The Science Behind COP26: The IPCC’s ‘Code Red for Humanity’ report
Reading Time: 6 minutes This briefing summarises the findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Sixth Assessment report on the science of climate change and its implications for Scotland.
New report on impact of COVID-19 pandemic on female entrepreneurs in Scotland
Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog provides a quick read summary of the findings of a report by Professor Norin Arshed on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on female entrepreneurs in Scotland.
The UK Elections Bill
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog considers the Elections Bill and its implications for voters and electoral administrators in Scotland.
SPICe FAQs – COVID-19: international travel and quarantine
Reading Time: < 1 minute This blog looks at managed isolation for international arrivals into the UK.