Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog looks at the findings of the IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate and its implications for Scotland.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog looks at a recent Court of Session case on whether it is legal to change the locks of asylum seekers when their asylum claims are refused
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog examines the latest drug-related deaths statistics in Scotland.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Introduction While the Earth’s climate has been through many cycles of warming and cooling, the current rate of surface temperature rise is unprecedented. The overwhelming
Reading Time: 4 minutes Over the past year, SPICe has received enquiries from Members on behalf of constituents concerned over the environmental impact of palm oil, including “what can
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog is the second in a series of posts setting out the process for determining quotas for fish stocks. The three stages are set
Reading Time: 4 minutes The arrival of Autumn sees the start of the annual cycle for negotiating and setting quotas for fish stocks. This process will determine how much
Reading Time: 4 minutes On 23 August the UK Government began publishing technical notes on the effect of a no-deal Brexit. These notes are intended to provide guidance to
Reading Time: 4 minutes Norway is often used as a comparison country for Scotland. It has a similar sized population, around five million, and both have faced major reforms
Reading Time: 4 minutes As it is Scottish Housing Day, this blog takes a quick look at trends in home ownership and Scottish Government support to help people buy