This measure shows the strength of community in our city, says Lorna Slater, but can never substitute the structural change and policies needed to tackle poverty.
Having car free roads in the park has made people feel safer, more active and ready to explore the outdoors, says Lorna Slater MSP
Lorna Slater MSP compares what Westminster has to offer with the Scottish Government’s white paper
Last week was a big week in the Scottish Parliament, and a historic week for tenants – Lorna Slater
It should not be this hot. This global crisis needs individual governments to take action now – Lorna Slater
Lorna Slater on the launch of the Circular Textiles Fund and what that can do to mitigate the cost to the planet of fast fashion.
Lorna Slater MSP – an independent Scotland would give us the best possible platform to build an economy that works for people and the planet.
Lorna Slater MSP on the benefits of tackling wasteful production of packaging and creating a sustainable future.
There can be no place for ‘conversion therapy’ in the fairer and more equal Scotland that we are building.
As an independent country, Scotland can follow an energy policy that is fuelled by renewables rather than repression, argues Lorna Slater
Greens are making a big difference in government. We want to do the same for our city, says Lorna Slater
Scotland has some of the most beautiful natural scenery in the world, and we are putting it at the heart of our recovery, says Lorna Slater MSP
Recent flash floods are a stark reminder of the urgent action we need to take on the climate emergency, says Lorna Slater.
We need Spaces for People to be improved, not removed, argues Lorna Slater
Everyone deserves safe, warm and affordable housing and protection from unjust rent increases, discrimination and unfair eviction, says Lorna Slater.
Hospitality businesses will have to up their game, says Lorna Slater, if they want their workforce back.
Edinburgh is still a city where the car is king, says Lorna Slater. Our recovery plans should embrace space for socialising, walking, wheeling and cycling without the fug of toxic traffic fumes.
Lorna Slater reflects on her transition so far from engineering project manager to MSP.
It’s looking like we’re on track to double our MSPs, that – and a good nights sleep – is a boost for the last week of the campaign.
With media coverage going well, it’s time to focus on getting the vote out.
Radio and TV interviews, manifesto launch, hustings – one day deep in the heart of the campaign.
A bit of a breather for Lorna ahead of the game-changing election week in four weeks time.
Scotland has just over four weeks to rebuild trust in forward-looking, constructive politics, says Lorna Slater.
Engender’s women’s hustings couldn’t have been more different to last week’s leaders’ debate.
On BBC Leaders’ Debate this week…
A whistle-stop tour through some recent Green wins in the Scottish Parliament.
Lorna looks up Patrick on Question Time – not bad!
Scary stuff this – Lorna muses over the prospect of her first debate on air.
Lorna’s been invited to give a guest lecture for students at Napier University.
Our planet is facing a climate catastrophe, the stress of getting our message across on TV so that people vote Green is enormous.
Not everyone is able to take the time off work needed to be a candidate.
Two exciting events this week: Scotland’s Citizen’s Assembly is presenting their final report, and the first of a series of Bright Green debates.
Thousands of emails come to candidates, asking if they’ll give their support to campaigns if they’re elected. So how to manage these?
The theme of this week is rest! Before the campaign gets going in earnest, Lorna’s making the most of a week without meetings.
Lorna answers her mum…
How much easier commuting for Edinburgh-based MSPs
At a members’ meeting last night on campaigning during Covid 19.
Lorna starts off this video blog thinking about polling and the possibility of becoming an MSP.
Lorna Slater explains why a trip to Antarctica has given her extra determination to tackle climate change back home.
Lorna Slater, Green candidate in the Leith Walk ward by-election, on why we need Greens in government at all levels.