New partnership set to boost marine awareness

West coast ferry operator CalMac has teamed up with 14 conservation bodies in a bid to better protect the environment it sails in. The company’s new Marine Awareness Programme outlines specific actions it will take...

easyJet showcases its new Airbus A320neo at Glasgow Airport and continues its decarbonisation strategy

The A320neo aircraft provides 15% savings in CO2 emissions and a 50% noise reduction easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, is today showcasing the Airbus A320neo at Glasgow Airport. The neo brings significant environmental and operational benefits...

Scotland a ‘world leader for renewables’ in 2017

Scotland remained at the forefront of the global renewables revolution during 2017, said environmental and industry groups Highlights from this year included the world’s first floating wind farm delivering electricity to the Scottish grid and...

Reducing your carbon footprint

By Richard Turnbull, Energy lawyer and Partner at law firm TLT The new Scottish energy strategy was published on 20 December 2017, with the aim of sourcing 50% of all energy in Scotland from renewable...

Developing prosperity in Edinburgh through a low carbon lens

Recovering from the financial crash, political instability, Brexit. Don’t businesses have enough on their plates without having to worry about carbon emissions? That was just one of the questions raised by Dame Susan Rice, Chair...

Heriot-Watt and Kazakhstan: 
a partnership with potential

Professor John Underhill, Chief Scientist of Heriot-Watt University, explains why the university joined the Scottish Government’s delegation at the Future Energy Expo 2017, and the vast potential for collaboration in Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan has risen...

Additional £11 million of energy efficiency funding open to Scottish businesses

First minister Nicola Sturgeon said the new funding would “ensure Scotland leads the way in energy efficiency”. The Scottish government has released a further £11 million of funding for homes and businesses via local authorities...

Creating conditions for growth

When the UK government launched its Industrial Strategy green paper at the beginning of the year, it presented an opportunity to reset the partnership between business communities and government, and for them to collaborate...