IN FULL: 51 governments pledging to protect 30% of world’s land and oceans
A coalition of 50 countries and the European Commission have pledged to do more to protect at least 30% of the world’s lands and oceans by 2030
ScottishPower unveils plans for giant green fuels energy centre to deliver zero carbon
‘We look forward to delivering another vital form of zero carbon energy generation at the site to help Glasgow and Scotland achieve their net zero goals.”
Decline of Arctic Sea Ice
Proportion of Arctic sea ice that is at least five years old declined from 30% to 2% (according to the IPCC)
Hottest Decade On Record
Climate change results in highest temperatures recorded on planet to date.
Wildfires Across The Planet
Warm temperatures triggered the largest wildfires ever recorded in US states California and Colorado. Also triggered the ‘Black Summer’ of fires in Eastern Australia.
Spreading of diseases such as cholera, malaria and dengue as disasters happen so often that it can take a while before relief hits affected areas. Evacuation of coastal towns and cities to higher ground everyday due to rising water levels
Without efforts to combat climate change, the planet will be over three degrees warmer. Sea level will rise between 30 and 100cm depending on how much we are able to reduce the amount of climate warming.
THE UK HAS POSITIONED ITSELF AS A WORLD LEADER IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE. NOW IT MUST DELIVER.
The Government’s ambitious new emissions goal is welcome – but we need to act fast if it is to be …
SSE POWER CHANGE
SSE Renewables strive to be the UK’s pre-eminent green energy company and, in doing so, play our part in the …
TURBINES ARE GO: GORDONBUSH EXTENSION WIND FARM GENERATES FIRST POWER
Gordonbush Extension Wind Farm is generating first power just weeks after the delivery of the eleven Siemens Gamesa wind turbines …
SCOTTISH FIRM IN JOBS BOOST WITH £270M CONTRACT SECURED FOR DOGGER BANK WIND FARM
Aberdeen based North Star Renewables will create 130 new green jobs after winning a £270m contract to deliver three state-of-the-art …
RENEWABLES BOOM IS GOOD NEWS FOR CLIMATE ACTION
Last week’s seabed auctions laid bare how much the world has changed in just five years. In 2015 we didn’t …
Scotland’s renewable energy ambition is within touching distance … but the real journey is only just beginning
Whatever the new hue of the Scottish Parliament looks come next session, it is clear climate ahead of COP26 in November will take centre stage, and renewables will be at the heart of it.