Campaigners say rise in farm emissions makes case for radical change in Agriculture Bill
26 Jun 2023
The Scottish Government must commit to a radical new system of farm funding to deal with climate change, environmental campaigners have said. The call comes after new figures, published last week, show that climate emissions from agriculture have risen to become the second largest source of Scottish emissions. The 2021 Scottish emissions statistics show that […]
New report reveals Scottish farming must adapt to reflect climate change and nature loss
11 May 2023
The way we fund our farms is making climate change worse and risks our food security, according to a significant new report – which campaigners say makes the case for a radical approach to the upcoming Agriculture Bill. Farm for Scotland’s Future: the case for change sets out how the Scottish government’s forthcoming Agriculture Bill […]
Farming has profoundly shaped Scotland: our people, our economy, our traditions, our landscapes and our wildlife. Nature is also a key part of Scotland’s identity. In a 2019 survey for Scottish Environment LINK, 94 percent of the Scottish public saw our natural environment as ‘very important’ or ‘quite important’ to both Scotland’s economy and its […]
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