#Scotland

  • Article: Scotland Finally Pardons Gay Men Convicted Under Homophobic Laws

    Scotland Finally Pardons Gay Men Convicted Under Homophobic Laws

    Oct. 21, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Those affected can apply to have their former police record "disregarded" or wiped clean. Read more

  • Article: Twenty UK Universities Just Joined Forces to Buy Their Energy From Wind Farms

    Twenty UK Universities Just Joined Forces to Buy Their Energy From Wind Farms

    By Helen Lock|Oct. 8, 2019

    The institutions have signed a 10-year deal with renewable energy companies. Read more

  • Article: Glasgow to Host the Most Important Gathering on Climate Change Since the Paris Agreement

    Glasgow to Host the Most Important Gathering on Climate Change Since the Paris Agreement

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Erica Sanchez|Sept. 11, 2019

    COP26 is officially coming to Scotland in 2020. Read more

  • Article: Ireland to Plant 440 Million Trees by 2040 to Fight the Climate Crisis

    Ireland to Plant 440 Million Trees by 2040 to Fight the Climate Crisis

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Erica Sanchez|Sept. 4, 2019

    That’s 22 million trees, every single year, for two decades. Read more

  • Article: Scotland Just Quietly Announced Some ‘Landmark’ Climate Policies. Here’s What You Need to Know.

    Scotland Just Quietly Announced Some ‘Landmark’ Climate Policies. Here’s What You Need to Know.

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 4, 2019

    Nicola Sturgeon says Scotland’s a “leader on climate change.” But what do the experts think? Read more

  • Article: My Edinburgh Fringe Show Explores the Lasting Effects of Growing Up in Poverty in Britain

    My Edinburgh Fringe Show Explores the Lasting Effects of Growing Up in Poverty in Britain

    Aug. 14, 2019

    London-born performer Scottee talks representation, lack, and calling out poverty tourism. Read more

  • Article: Art in the Time of Climate Change: Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019 Is Going Green

    Art in the Time of Climate Change: Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019 Is Going Green

    Aug. 9, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    It's previously been characterised by far too many flyers and plastic cups. Read more

  • Article: Deaf Students in Scotland Are Falling Behind Their Peers

    Deaf Students in Scotland Are Falling Behind Their Peers

    By Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 6, 2019

    The National Deaf Children’s Society is urging the government to invest in teacher training. Read more