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Scotland's Future and the Environment

Scotland's Future and the Environment

Saturday, August 9, 2014

ISBN: 9781784127367

This paper sets out five key green gains of independence for Scotland's environment.

Executive Summary

Scotland has a spectacular natural environment, diverse range of beautiful landscapes and rich biodiversity. This paper sets out five key gains for the environment that independence will bring:

1. We can place the environment at the heart of a written constitution

2. We can have a nuclear free Scotland

3. We will have access to the support and funding we need to protect and enhance our natural environment

4. We will be represented in the EU and have the opportunity to drive the agenda

5. we will have a stronger voice on the global stage