Thursday, August 6, 2020

Tag: Scotland

Scotland becomes first country to end ‘period poverty’ with the offering...

"This is so often characterized as a women's issue, but it is not. It is a social justice issue, an equalities issue, and a rights issue."

Scotland generates enough wind energy to power itself twice

“These are amazing figures, Scotland’s wind energy revolution is clearly continuing to power ahead.”

Scotland’s record-breaking wind output enough to power 5 Million homes

"It's great to see renewables continuing to power Scotland, adding to the year on year evidence that greater investment in both renewables and storage is the way forward."

We are drowning in plastic, and fracking companies are profiting

Plastic production wreaks havoc on people and the planet – from fracking wells and pipelines in Pennsylvania, to air pollution from plastic plants in Scotland.

Wind turbines supplied 99% of Scotland electricity demand last month

Wind generated enough electricity to power 7.116 million homes, or about three times the number of Scottish households.

World’s first floating wind farm will power 20,000 homes

Scotland has officially switched on the Hywind Scotland, the world's first floating wind farm.

Scotland to ban sale of new gas and diesel cars by...

Scotland has emerged as a clean energy all-star.

Wind Generates 100% of Scotland’s Electricity Needs for Entire Day

"Scotland's abundant energy resources play a vital role in delivering security of electricity supply across the UK."

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Amidst a global health crisis, the cruel weaponization of vote-by-mail restrictions has turned the constitutional right to vote into a choice between life and death.

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COVID-19 crisis highlights big meat companies’ lack of openness

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