Patrick Harvie MSP, Co-convener of the Scottish Greens, will tell crowds gathering in Edinburgh today at Scotland’s Climate March that Scotland can lead the way in the transition away from fossil fuels and towards a jobs-rich low-carbon economy.
This weekend people in cities across the world will march for action ahead of the UN climate change negotiations in Paris next week.
Patrick Harvie MSP said:
“Today’s march in Scotland’s capital city comes at a crucial moment.…
The opportunity to become a clean technology leader, end fuel poverty and create thousands of jobs must be seized
Blackout Britain! The energy crunch is coming!
The apocalyptic headlines we see in some sections of the UK’s press give the impression that we should be stocking up on canned goods and candles and preparing for a dark winter of discontent. The reality is quite different, but there are challenges we must confront.
I sit on Holyrood’s economy, energy and tourism committee and we recently published a detailed report following an inquiry into security of energy supply.…