Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog attempts to set out what the key agreements (and disagreements) have been and to summarise the battle of narratives on the outcome of the negotiations and the Glasgow Climate Pact.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The Scottish Parliament has been involved in several events during COP26 about the role of Parliaments in a climate emergency. This blog summarises some themes from these events.
Reading Time: 7 minutes This extended blogpost explores what gender equality could mean in relation to climate action in Scotland, across some selected areas.
Reading Time: 5 minutes On 5-6 November, the Scottish Parliament and GLOBE are hosting the GLOBE International Legislators’ Summit during COP26. SPICe is reporting from the summit.
Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog sets out information about how the Scottish Parliament is engaging with COP26.
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog outlines how the Scottish Government plans to use hydrogen energy to decarbonise key sectors on the path to net-zero emissions by 2045. This
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog outlines what hydrogen energy is, how it is produced and how it may be used to decarbonise key energy-intensive sectors. It is recommended
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog explains the current understanding of carbon captured and stored in Scotland’s coastal and marine environment, known as ‘blue carbon’. It also outlines known threats to blue carbon stores and explores opportunities for embedding blue carbon in Scotland’s climate change policy.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Woodlands are a key element of the Scottish Government’s climate change plans, but getting multiple benefits is more complicated than planting trees.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The Scottish Government plans to invest over £6 billion on infrastructure such as homes, roads and rail in 2021-22. This blogpost explores what we know of this infrastructure’s likely effect on Scotland’s greenhouse gas emissions.