Alison Johnstone’s election comes on top of a record result for the Scottish Greens and is a further sign of how central Green politics now is to Scottish political debate
Alison Johnstone on protecting Scotland’s wildlife and why you should vote Green this Thursday.
The Archimedes Screw sounds like something from Greek mythology, but in fact it is a clever device that powers one of our city parks. Alison Johnstone reports…
With even the US is investing in its streetscapes – there’s no excuse for Scotland to be left behind on green infrastructure says Alison Johnstone.
If re-elected in May, Alison Johnstone aims to ban fox hunting for good.
Pension funds should invest in green energy production, house building and public transport improvements.
Alison Johnstone writes about Scottish Greens’ commitment to play-based learning at kindergarten for three to six year-olds before starting formal primary education.
Alison Johnstone tells the story of the campaign to stop the unrestricted slaughter of Scotland’s mountain hares.
Investment in social housing should be a key part of a green recovery and will help tackle child poverty too, argues Alison Johnstone.
Can Scotland becomes the world’s first rewilding nation? Yes, and there’s no time to waste, says Alison Johnstone.
It’s time to reflect on the workers we value most, and pay them accordingly, says Alison Johnstone
As difficult as the latest months of restrictions have been, there are some reassuring things we can cling to argues Alison Johnstone.
With one in nine species at threat of extinction in Scotland, the decline of our natural world shows no sign of slowing says Alison Johnstone.
Edinburgh needs a zero-tolerance approach to the deaths of cyclists and pedestrians on our roads, says Alison Johnstone
Alison Johnstone welcomes the long-awaited decision over the former Royal High School on Calton Hill.
This week parliament is to debate the Scottish Government’s new five tier system of lockdowns. Alison Johnstone previews.
Hospitality workers need a better deal, says Alison Johnstone.
Poverty is a result of political choices, says Alison Johnstone.
Outdoor learning must be protected through the coronavirus crisis says Alison Johnstone.
David Attenborough’s Extinction documentary is yet another wake-up call, says Alison Johnstone.
Recent flooding in Edinburgh and Broxburn may be a foretaste of many such events if we are not serious about climate change, warns Alison Johnstone.
Protecting and improving public health as restrictions are lifted must be a priority, says Alison Johnstone
Everyone has the right to feel safe and supported says Alison Johnstone.
Improvements in homelessness in Edinburgh can’t be allowed to go into reverse, argues Alison Johnstone.
2020 can provide an opportunity to rethink city space for cultural benefit says Alison Johnstone.
Alison Johnstone wants to see expansion in childcare back on track.
The latest tragic deaths on Edinburgh roads and footways is yet another wake-up call says Alison Johnstone.
Public health in public places has to remain top priority, says Alison Johnstone.
More needs done to get schools up and running safely, says Alison Johnstone.
Universal Basic Income will be a test of Scotland’s appetite for the truly radical, says Alison Johnstone.
Without much more regular testing, steps to ease lockdown are still making a journey into the unknown, claims Alison Johnstone.
In many ways – from transport, to housing, to culture – Edinburgh can define a new era, writes Alison Johnstone.
Alison Johnstone welcomes growing support for the Green policy of a four day working week.
While living in lockdown may be hard for most people, for some it is downright dangerous says Alison Johnstone.
Alison Johnstone laments the failure of governments to give clear and consistent messages on the coronavirus pandemic.
There should be no going back to “business as usual” says Alison Johnstone.
Governments must be clear, consistent and transparent with information, says Alison Johnstone.
Coronavirus has further exposed stark inequalities in our society says Alison Johnstone.
The Climate emergency must be next crisis we tackle says Alison Johnstone.
Different people with different lives will experience this lockdown in different ways, reflects Alison Johnstone.