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2020 Climate Group

Scotland’s CO2 target missed but climate group still positive for 2020

Scotland’s 2020 Climate Group, which aims to demonstrate leadership and facilitate collaboration across Scotland to help meet carbon targets, today (Tuesday, 10 June 2014) issued a statement in response to the Scottish Government’s carbon reduction target release. The Group now calls upon all Scottish businesses and organisations, across all sectors, to play their part and ensure cutting carbon is a priority in their strategies. The report published today by the Scottish Government states that “between …

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BT to buy 100 per cent of Scottish energy from Borders wind farm

£300 million power purchase deal welcomed by Scottish Government BT is to purchase enough renewable energy from a Scottish Borders wind farm to match the power consumption of its entire Scottish operations, it was announced today. The company will buy 50 per cent of the electricity generated by the 48-turbine Fallago Rig wind farm in the Scottish Borders. The deal is worth around £300 million over the next two decades. BT is a major consumer …

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Malawi family

20:20 Vision will see Scotland light up Malawi

Scotland’s 2020 Climate Group, an organisation set up in 2009 in response to the Scottish Government’s climate change targets, has launched an awareness and fundraising campaign today, (Wednesday,28 May), with £200,000 of Scottish Government funding in support of Climate Justice. Scotland’s 2020 Climate Group (the Group) has brought together Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), Keep Scotland Beautiful (KSB) and SolarAid, a team which will act as project partners and help deliver “Scotland Lights up Malawi”. The …

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William Tracey Clean Campaign

William Tracey Group pledges to Clean Up Scotland

Company’s lorry load of support aims to lay waste to Scotland’s litter. William Tracey Group, one of the UK’s leading recycling and resource management companies, has pledged its support to the Clean Up Scotland mass-engagement campaign, organised by the independent charity Keep Scotland Beautiful. The Linwood-based company has decorated over 130 of its lorry cabs with Clean Up Scotland campaign stickers so that the charity’s anti-litter message can travel far and wide. This significant corporate endorsement by the Scottish resource …

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West College Scotland

Skills for Work pilot sees 12 students complete ‘Energy and the Individual’

Over 170 bright young students from schools across Inverclyde were honoured for their success in Vocational Studies at West College Scotland. Run in partnership with the local schools, the programme offers S3 – S6 school pupil’s the opportunity to study courses, such as: Computer Gaming, Child Care, Sport, Engineering and Construction at college as part of their study options. The afternoon of celebration which took place at the College’s Greenock campus on Wednesday 26 March …

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