By Stan Blackley (@stanblackley ) is Deputy Director of Communities at Yes Scotland (www.yesscotland.net). Earlier this week I took part Continue reading
“With devolution you get to ban air-rifles, with independence you can cancel Trident” …
Is nuclear power about to become a constitutional issue? By Mike Small Last November, the lone journalist who cares about Continue reading
There is little argument against a Yes vote, except fear mongering and fear itself. But it is independence from oil that is needed. Independence from the miracle fuel.
by George Gunn Because Dounreay was built to produce plutonium for military use during the Cold War Dounreay is a Continue reading
Here’s an unashamed plug for Lesley Riddoch’s Nordic Horizons series with two events coming up ‘The Great Green Danes’ in Continue reading
Shaun Burnie on why Big Energy can’t deliver Green Energy, and why we need an energy descent plan for Scotland…
by Patrick Harvie MSP “George Osborne continues to wage his war on reality, creating ever greater poverty and inequality in our Continue reading
Did you know that home insurance premiums in Scotland are artificially high because Scotland is part of the union? I Continue reading
By Jeff Conant Why some indigenous groups and environmentalists are saying no to the “green economy.” Everywhere you look these Continue reading
By Michael Greenwell I got up early this morning to watch what, from every angle you look at it, was Continue reading
By Ross Croall Throw off the shackles of the so-called ‘debate’ on climate change – environmental problems are real, and Continue reading
Gregor Gall outlines the socialist case for independence…
This article is relevant for anyone thinking about the longer-term issues about energy and Scotland. By Carmelos Ruiz-Marrero Repsol, a Continue reading
by George Gunn Wednesday April 25th was a very windy day in Caithness. A fierce North Easterly gale blew down Continue reading
By Justin Kenrick Between now and 2014 do we need a society-wide dialogue on how best to trail-blaze the rebuilding Continue reading
140 miles from Aberdeen the North Sea sits on the verge of an environmental catastrophe. A gas leak under the Continue reading
by George Gunn Recently I was stuck between a conference where mobiles were verboten and writing a screenplay where everything Continue reading
Should Transition remain above and beneath and beyond politics, or is there a way of fusing the genius of Transition’s focus on the primary importance of place, and the genius of the Occupy movement’s focus on the crude fact that the very few are destroying the planet we all depend on?
By Douglas Strang In ‘The Great Tablecloth’, the Chilean poet Pablo Neruda conjures for us the sensual pleasures of the Continue reading
By Jamie Brown Scotland will soon have the chance to become an independent nation or possibly the option of having Continue reading
Launching this week is Blasda – Scotland’s local food feast, a massive celebration of the alternative to supermarket food culture Continue reading
First Woolies, then News of the World, now Star Trek. What’s up next? Anyone for the Euro?
This is Natalie Jeremijenko on the art of eco-mindshift, from Pat Kane’s new Radical Animal site. Natalie Jeremijenko is an Continue reading
With neoliberalism on a down slope and a new era of South-South cooperation dawning, this is the most favorable historical moment in decades to retake the endeavor of Third World militance and solidarity.
The Green party’s election victory in the German state of Baden-Württemberg is expected to have a major impact on industry Continue reading
What do we mean by renewable energy? If you ask the average person on the street, many of them probably associate “renewable” with “green” (or “environmentally-friendly”, as we used to call it). The thing is, we should be associating it with “infinite” and “inexhaustible”.
This week, high profile environmentalists like George Monbiot (‘The Fukushima crisis should not spell the end of nuclear power‘) and Continue reading
For more than three decades ground-breaking scholar and activist Susan George has written expansively on the effects of neo-liberal economics Continue reading
“Why have a Parliament if we don’t use it to make possible what would be impossible without it? “