Reading Time: 8 minutes This blog explores the implications of the EU-UK Agreement for the ability of the Scottish Government, in practice, to keep pace with EU environmental law.
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog summarises recent research as part of a SPICe fellowship which investigated policies and interventions that experts agree should form part of a green recovery from COVID-19.
Reading Time: 6 minutes The post looks at how the Scottish Government intends to achieve its commitment to a 20% reduction in the distance travelled by car by 2030.
Reading Time: 6 minutes This post looks at trends in greenhouse gas emissions from cars since 2011, when the first version of the Climate Change Plan was published.
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog is part of a series of blogs examining key elements of the Scottish Government’s Future Fisheries Management Policy Intent Paper. It focusses on environmental aspects of fisheries management.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Does the draft Infrastructure Investment Plan support the Scottish Government’s climate and environmental ambitions?
Reading Time: 8 minutes This blog explores implications of the UK Internal Market Bill for the development of a circular economy in Scotland, with particular discussion of Scotland’s forthcoming
Reading Time: 7 minutes The Scottish Parliament will vote on a motion on whether or not to consent to the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill on 7 October 2020. This blog outlines some of the views of organisations in Scotland on the Bill and provides some examples of how the provisions of the Bill might affect different policy sectors.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The Scottish National Investment Bank is due to launch before the end of 2020. This blog looks at some of the most recent developments around the Bank, including the publication of the proposed missions.
Reading Time: 5 minutes A guest blog on pharmaceutical pollution and potential implications for the environment and human health in Scotland.