1. Strategy/plan

    24 Mar 2021

    Land use - getting the best from our land: strategy 2021 to 2026

    Scotland's Third Land Use Strategy sets out our vision, objectives and policies to achieve sustainable land use. The strategy covers the next five years and aims to provide a more holistic understanding of our land, the demands we place upon it and the benefits we get from our land.

  2. Consultation analysis

    24 Mar 2021

    Manufacturing recovery plan: consultation analysis – March 2021

    Summary report presenting the findings to a consultation on - "Making Scotland's Future: A Recovery Plan for Manufacturing". In addition, Annex 1 within this document signposts to a range of public sector funded support initiatives and organisations available to help manufacturers.

  3. Progress report

    24 Mar 2021

    Bioenergy: update - March 2021

    Considers the potential role for bioenergy to support our net zero greenhouse emissions targets and outlines how we intend to move forward over the next 18 to 24 months to understand the most appropriate and sustainable use of bioenergy resources in Scotland.

  4. Progress report

    24 Mar 2021

    Town centre action plan - review report: interim joint response

    Interim joint response from SG and COSLA to the New Future for Scotland's Town Centres report articulates our support for the reports overarching aim to work with our partners and communities to transform the future of our town centres and signals our commitment to work collaboratively in shaping and implementing change locally.

  5. Strategy/plan

    18 Mar 2021

    Crofting: national development plan

    This plan highlights the core elements necessary to ensure that crofting remains at the heart of our rural and remote rural communities.

  6. Corporate report

    17 Mar 2021

    Chief Medical Officer - annual report: 2020 to 2021

    This report is focused around five key themes: the health of the nation, delivering personalised care, reducing health inequalities, sustainability of our workforce, and green and sustainable healthcare.

  7. Strategy/plan

    16 Mar 2021

    Energy strategy: position statement

    The Energy Strategy position statement provides an overview of our key priorities for the short to medium-term in ensuring a green economic recovery, whilst remaining aligned to our net zero ambitions, in the lead up to COP26.

  8. NEWS

    05 Feb 2021 10:45

    Reaching net zero

    Vision to transform heating in Scotland’s buildings published.

  9. Independent report

    19 Jan 2021

    Suckler Beef Climate Scheme: final report

    Final report from the Suckler Beef Climate Group on development and delivery recommendations for sustainable suckler beef production in Scotland.

  10. Research and analysis

    21 Dec 2020

    Scottish hydrogen: assessment report

    Examines how applications of hydrogen-based technologies in transport, industry, heat and whole system approaches can best be deployed in Scotland.

  11. Speech/statement

    21 Dec 2020

    Scottish Government Hydrogen Policy Statement

    We set out our vision for Scotland to become a leading hydrogen nation in the production of reliable, competitive, sustainable hydrogen, securing Scotland’s future as a centre of international excellence as we establish the innovation, skills and and supply chain to underpin our energy transition.

  12. Progress report

    18 Dec 2020

    Annual energy statement: 2020

    This year’s energy statement highlights the key developments in the sector that have influenced the Scottish Government's ability to deliver the targets set out in the current Energy Strategy, published in December 2017.

  13. NEWS

    21 Sep 2020 00:01

    Recycle Week 2020

    People encouraged to continue recycling to help the environment.

  14. Impact assessment

    24 Mar 2020

    Climate Change Bill - strategic environmental assessment: post adoption

    Ways in which the findings of the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) environmental report and the views expressed by consultation respondents have been taken into account as the Climate Change (Emissions Reduction Targets) (Scotland) Bill was finalised into the 2019 Act.

  15. Strategy/plan

    28 Feb 2020

    A Culture Strategy for Scotland

    A Culture Strategy for Scotland shows how important culture is to Scotland’s prosperity and sets the future direction for supporting culture in Scotland.

  16. NEWS

    06 Jul 2018 09:15

    Tackling climate change

    New fund to help communities in Malawi respond to effects of global warming.