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Historic agreement welcome but won’t be plain-sailing

As Scotland gears up to host the UN’s climate summit, Steve Burgess welcomes the decision by Green members to back a co-operation agreement with the Scottish Government.


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Harnessing Edinburgh’s Enlightenment

Edinburgh can choose to lead the world in this year of the global climate summit, say Claire Miller and Steve Burgess


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Forward, Faster, Together

Steve Burgess welcomes the first Report of the Edinburgh Climate Commission.


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A route map for Edinburgh

There is only one credible route map for Edinburgh to recover from the coronavirus crisis, argues Steve Burgess.


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Challenging urban creep

The scale of loss of garden space to car parking or hard surfacing should give us all pause for thought, says Steve Burgess.


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Climate strikes: actions and words

Edinburgh’s treatment of school climate strikers shows actions out of step with words, argues Steve Burgess.


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Tory Carbon myths

Tory claims about their performance on carbon emissions need to be taken with a pinch of salt argues Steve Burgess.


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South East Local Events Fund – application deadline 21 January 2019

£20,000 has been allocated through Edinburgh Council’s Neighbourhood Partnerships to the South East Locality for the promotion of local cultural and artistic events to take place in 2019, and applications between a minimum of £2,500 and maximum £5,000 will be considered.


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Tackling plastic pollution

Edinburgh can lead the way in tackling plastic pollution, argues STEVE BURGESS


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A deposit return scheme for Edinburgh

Tackling Edinburgh’s litter problem should start with a deposit return scheme for cans and bottles, says Steve Burgess.