Monthly Archives: May 2016

Urgent action from aviation bodies needed to avoid undermining Paris Agreement

Transform Scotland last week joined calls from other environmental organisations across the world to demand action from the aviation sector to curb global carbon emissions. The letter, signed by 64 environmental groups, highlights the worrying predicted growth of the aviation sector in the future, and calls for urgent actions to be taken to reduce ever-increasing carbon…

Transform Creative Update!

As Transform Creative has turned one year old we thought that now would be a good time to post a quick update about what we’ve achieved this year! We have worked on some very exciting projects such as opening Edinburgh’s first social enterprise pub, designing the visual ID for the Sustainable Scotland Network conference, and…

Opposition parties must prevent cuts to Air Passenger Duty

Election success for SNP, Tories and Greens provide opportunities for sustainable transport Transform Scotland’s director Colin Howden responds to the 2016 election results: “We’re happy to send our congratulations to the Scottish National Party in its re-election as the Scottish Government, and to those, both new and returning, elected as Members of the Scottish Parliament….

Transform joins European organisations in raising concerns over aviation ‘CO2 standard’

Transform Scotland has joined fellow European transport and environmental groups in raising concerns over new aviation regulations. The letter to European Climate and Transport Ministers, orchestrated by the Transport & Environment group, highlights clear shortcomings in a recent ‘CO2 standard’ for new aircraft proposed by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO). The letter outlines a…