Greens set out comprehensive challenge on climate

13 April, 2011 - 10:18

For immediate release: Wednesday 13 April 2011

Patrick Harvie will take part in tonight's Climate Day election debate, organised by Stop Climate Chaos Scotland. (1) In advance of the debate the Scottish Greens outlined a package of the five most important policy changes required if Scotland is to play its part in global efforts to tackle climate change, and also to see the benefits of a shift to a low carbon economy and society.

* Taking the Climate Challenge Fund to the next level: Greens in the last Parliament persuaded the SNP to deliver a

Greens bring added value to small business debate

12 April, 2011 - 22:45

For immediate release 12 April 2011

Patrick Harvie, co-convenor of the Scottish Greens, joined the leaders of the other main Scottish political parties tonight at a public hustings organised by the Federation of Small Businesses in Edinburgh.

Patrick Harvie said:

Greens: SNP transport plans "inconsistent double-speak"

12 April, 2011 - 18:50

For immediate release 12 April 2011

Greens' insulation plans streets ahead of other parties

11 April, 2011 - 13:53

For immediate release: Monday 11 April 2011

The Scottish Greens today rolled out their key election pledge to insulate every home in Scotland free of charge, as Cllr Alison Johnstone and Cllr Steve Burgess, the party's top candidates for the Lothian region, unrolled a banner made of recycled plastic loft insulation at an Edinburgh home.

BBC poll shows support for investment in public services

11 April, 2011 - 13:02

For immediate release 11 April 2011

Greens ask public what a Green Scotland means to them

10 April, 2011 - 12:04

For immediate release 10 April 2011

Community campaigners star in web-first Green broadcast

10 April, 2011 - 10:51

For immediate release 10 April 2011

The Scottish Green Party have today launched their party election broadcast for the 2011 Holyrood poll on Facebook and Twitter, 24 hours before its first airing on Monday. The film, entitled 'Because', features party supporters and members who share the Greens' vision for Scotland, as well local campaigners telling how Greens have supported their efforts to protect their homes, community hospitals, local schools and green spaces.

SNP policy: more than 200 years to insulate Scots homes

10 April, 2011 - 07:53

For immediate release 10 April 2011

The SNP's Home Insulation Scheme cost a staggering

Greens launch land tax plans: fairer, more sustainable.

8 April, 2011 - 11:41

For immediate release 8 April 2011

The Scottish Greens today set out the detail of the party's proposals to replace both Council Tax and Uniform Business Rates with a Land Value Tax from 2012 at an event at the Renfrew Ferry. At the rates proposed by the party, this move would bring in

Salmond bridge stunt simply unbelievable

7 April, 2011 - 17:23

For immediate release 7 April 2011

Today's announcement by the SNP that questionable reductions in the overall cost of the unnecessary additional Forth Bridge would be used to fund a giveaway were treated with derision by the Scottish Greens, who argue that Ministers should instead fix the existing bridge for a fraction of the cost.

Patrick Harvie said: