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.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This guest blog from Professor James Harrison from Edinburgh Law School the UK’s new role as an independent coastal state.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This guest blog from Prof Michael Heath and Dr Robin Cook from the University of Strathclyde summarises a report on modelling the consequences for the North Sea of post-Brexit fisheries negotiations failing to reach agreement.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This guest blog explores the COVID-19 lockdown and its effect on air quality in Scotland’s urban areas.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog sets out recent developments in approaches to tackling climate change and explores some of the emerging thinking about how economic and societal recovery from the COVID-19 crisis can support decarbonisation.
Reading Time: 4 minutes FAQs on gulls and gull control.
Reading Time: 4 minutes In this blog, SPICe has selected three key elements of “Christmas purchasing” and explored what information is available for those in search of sustainable festive choices.
Reading Time: 10 minutes It’s been over 20 years since sustainable development was to be at the heart of Scottish decision making. Are we making enough progress?
Reading Time: 7 minutes SPICe asked some key figures operating in the environmental sector during this period to set out their thoughts and reflect on achievements made, and outstanding challenges faced by the Scottish Parliament in the devolved area of environmental protection.