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The International Panel on Climate Change has published a special report on the impacts of global warming surpassing 1.5oC above pre-industrial baseline levels.
This report details the current projections for the world if we continue to ignore the magnitude of the climate change problems ahead for the world as well as strategic pathways for limiting warming below that 1.5oC threshold.
Customs expert Bill Austin reviews a new paper commissioned by the European Parliament on how to achieve a Smart Border on the island of Ireland, and finds the analysis is equally prescient for an independent Scotland’s border considerations
The Scottish Government’s 2018-19 Program For Government has called for an Electoral Reform Bill. In an age of digital political campaigns, this Bill must include safeguards to prevent the abuse and effective purchase of our democracy by those who are rich enough to do so.
Common Weal’s latest policy paper seeks to upcoming discussions on electoral reform by examining the changing nature of political campaigning and makes key recommendations around areas such as campaign funding, digital campaign transparency and undue outside influence of elections and referendums.
During Common Weal's new #CommonFuture campaign, the team will be taking you on their Common Weal journey. Here, Common Weal’s Operations Manager Tiffany Kane explains why she wants to keep fighting to transform Scotland
I WASN’T ALWAYS an independence supporter.
The UK Government recently quietly concluded a consultation on their plan to end feed-in tariffs (FITs) for renewable energy schemes. This scheme – introduced in 2010 – provides subsidies for small-scale, low carbon electricity generators such as rooftop solar panels.
Common Weal calls for the creation of a publicly owned energy company (POEC) with the goals of creating new energy infrastructure, accelerating energy system reform, increasing public engagement with the energy network and reducing costs to consumers.
The recent revelations about the impact of the misuse of data on our lives and on our democracies has been highlighted by a new report by Common Weal