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Sustainable Scotland

Sustainable Scotland

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Sustainable Scotland is a new podcast from The Scotsman, where we will focus on the people and organisations that are moving the dial towards making Scotland a more sustainable country to live in.
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How Scotland's construction industry is becoming more sustainable
The Scotsman's Sustainable Scotland podcast will examine how Scotland's construction sector is rising to the challenge posed by climate change and diminishing resources. It will speak to head of sustainability at the Robertson Group, Graeme Hannah, and Lucy Black at the Construction Scotland innovation Centre about how views in the industry are changing and how this shift is represented throughout the supply chain. The discussion, led by presenter by Shaun Milne, will discuss the importance of biodiversity and what our buildings and built-up spaces could look like in the future.
34:14
February 4, 2021
Cabin fever: how Scotland is emulating Scandinavian’s love-in for huts and nature
The Scottish hutting tradition is enjoying a surge of popularity as people seek out a simpler way of life more in tune with the environment. But what has fuelled this new love for living for nature, and just how easy is it to get away from it all? Climate journalist Shaun Milne is joined by author and journalist Lesley Riddoch and hutter and campaigner Chris Ballance who share their experiences and also ask does Scotland need a new political party to campaign on the single issue of land reform?
34:38
January 21, 2021
Scotland's attitudes towards climate change: are we at a turning point?
Are we now at a turning point in our attitudes towards climate change and are our intentions now shifting into actions? In the first episode in The Scotsman’s Sustainable Scotland podcast series, journalist Shaun Milne is joined by Iagan MacNeil, Head of Policy at Smart Energy GB and Frazer Scott, Chief Executive Officer, Energy Action Scotland, to discuss the results of a recent survey of Scotland's attitudes towards the issue. Sustainable Scotland will focus on the people and organisations that are moving the dial towards making Scotland a more sustainable country to live in. This episode is part of a paid partnership between The Scotsman and Smart Energy GB.
43:12
December 10, 2020