Reading Time: 5 minutes The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has recently published the third and final part of its review of global climate research. Known as Assessment
Reading Time: 4 minutes Introduction SPICe is producing a series of blogs on the Draft Fourth National Planning Framework (NPF4), which provides a statutory strategy and framework for land use
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog discusses policies in the new draft Fourth National Planning Framework for biodiversity and nature recovery.
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