Reading Time: 7 minutes Russia’s invasion of Ukraine resulted in large numbers of Ukrainians being displaced, both within Ukraine and across Europe. The United Nations Office for the Coordination
From tiny acorns, mighty net zero economies grow? Carbon capture and storage in Scotland
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog explores the background to carbon capture, utilisation and storage, the proposals for the development of a Scottish Cluster, and what progress has been made so far
UK Budget 2023: the Hunt for growth
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog summarises key measures from yesterday’s UK Budget and the implications for Scotland.
Renewable energy map of Scotland
Reading Time: < 1 minute This blog allows you to explore where renewable energy projects are in Scotland. An interactive map allows you to narrow the data down by Parliamentary
Dachaighean falamh ann an Alba: firinnean, figearan agus poilesaidh
Reading Time: 5 minutes Tha am blog seo a’ coimhead air meud duilgheadas nan dachaighean falamh ann an Alba agus ceumannan poileasaidh gus dèiligeadh ris. Cia mheud dachaigh fhalamh
Empty homes in Scotland: facts, figures and policy
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog provides an overview of the scale of empty homes in Scotland and the policy measures to tackle them.
Budget transparency: Data
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog takes a look at the data supplied by the Scottish Government to support the budget.
The Community Empowerment Act 8 years on – what difference has it made?
Reading Time: 4 minutes What impact has the 2015 Community Empowerment Act had on community planning partnerships (CPPs)? The Scottish Parliament’s Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee hopes to find out over the next few weeks.
How is Scotland Performing?
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog looks at how Scotland is performing against the 81 National Indicators in the National Performance Framework.
Green freeports in Scotland: opportunities and challenges as we transition to a net zero economy
Reading Time: 7 minutes On 13 January 2023 the Scottish and UK governments announced that the Inverness and Cromarty Firth and Forth Green Freeports had been jointly selected to