Tags - Climate change

Scotland’s contribution to the Paris Agreement – an indicative NDC

Blog Post

23 Jul 2021

coverPaul Richardson, Policy Adviser (Agriculture and Climate Change) at Scottish Land and Estates, provides a summary of the Indicative Nationally Determined Contributions, published by Scottish...

What is COP26?

Blog Post

15 Jul 2021

cop26As momentum continues to build in the run up to COP26, our Policy Adviser (Agriculture and Climate Change) Paul Richardson provides a bit of background to the conference.

COP stands for Conference...

Cardney Estate

HIH Case Study

8 Jul 2021

Cardney Estate is a microcosm of Scotland and an exemplar of rural diversification. The estate has transformed from a purely sporting one to now hosting high quality weddings and events, practicing...

SLE responds to Scotland’s Climate Assembly report on climate emergency


24 Jun 2021

Commenting on the report from Scotland’s Climate Assembly which sets out 81 recommendations to help tackle the climate emergency, Stephen Young, Head of Policy at Scottish Land & Estates (SLE), the...

Rural communities key to Scotland’s climate change response


4 Mar 2021

Scottish Land & Estates, the rural business organisation, has said communities are vital in supporting Scotland’s climate change response.

The organisation made the comments in response to a new...

UK Farming Roundtable February 2020 - focusing on the Agriculture Bill and trade

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20 Feb 2020

This week on Tuesday 18 February the UK Farming Roundtable met for the first time since the General Election and Brexit day. The Agriculture Bill and the impact of two storms in as many weeks with...

Call for Scottish budget to fund Scotland’s response to the climate emergency


9 Jan 2020

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Today the Climate Emergency Response Group (CERG) published a report calling for the Scottish Government to announce a transformative Climate Emergency Scottish Budget that will support Scotland’s...

Next Scottish Land & Estates Chairman announced


24 Dec 2019

Mark Tennant has been appointed Chairman Designate by the Board of Scottish Land & Estates (SLE) the rural business organisation.

Mark’s family business Innes Estate in Elgin has been a member of...

Scottish Land & Estates launches manifesto “Our Plan for a Thriving Rural Scotland”


20 Nov 2019

Establishing a new scheme to support the seasonal and permanent non-UK workforce rural Scotland relies on is absolutely essential if we want to ensure our communities are provided with the much-needed...

Land management recognised in the Climate Change Bill


27 Sep 2019

After months of work the Climate Change (Emissions Reduction Targets) (Scotland) Bill passed its stage 3 debate this week, and is on the way to receive Royal Assent.

Throughout the progress of the...

SLE statement on Programme for Government


4 Sep 2019

Commenting on today’s Programme for Government, Sarah-Jane Laing, Executive Director of Scottish Land & Estates said:

“Today’s commitment from the Scottish Government to renew their focus on land...

Lessons from the policy tour so far

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2 Aug 2019

This week, three of our policy team, Eleanor Kay, Marcelina Hamilton and Emma Steel, began their tour of the North East and Highland Regions. They talk us through what they have learnt about the...