Monthly Archives: January 2017

Climate Plan makes encouraging noises on transport — but plan lacks specifics on funding

Transform Scotland NEWS RELEASEFor immediate use: Thursday 19 January 2016CLIMATE PLAN MAKES ENCOURAGING NOISES ON TRANSPORT — BUT PLAN LACKS SPECIFICS ON FUNDING Transform Scotland [1] today welcomed the inclusion of some new policies within the Scottish Government’s new Climate Change Plan, but remains rather unspecific on funding commitments to carry out the plans. The…

“Long-term strategy” needed to decarbonise transport in Scotland

Transform Scotland has expressed concern over the lack of progress on decarbonising the Scottish transport system. The criticism comes in the wake of research by WWF Scotland, which found that electricity production in Scotland has a significantly smaller impact on climate change when compared to the rest of the UK. Despite good progress on decarbonising electricity…

Tom Hart’s Transport News, 11 October to 31 December 2016

Please note that these are the views of SAPT’s Tom Hart, and not necessarily those of Transform Scotland.   Transport News 11 Oct to 31 Dec 2016         prepared by Tom Hart email thstsg@btinternet.com CHANGING TRENDS? In what has been a year in which the world, European, UK and Scottish context for economy and society has…