A Green Games? Really?

The Games organizers have made much of their green credentials leading up to 2014 – but do they really come up to scratch? Recent news that The City Council may be adding Ultra Low Carbon Vehicles (ULCV) to its fleet,…

G20 – A plea for change: Leading adviser’s warning to ministers, the problem’s not bankers – its society.

April 02, 2009.  The economic system is broken, and attempts by governments to fix it by kick-starting growth and consumerism are “delusional” and “pathological”, the Westminster and Holyrood governments will be warned by their own advisers this week.   A…

£692M! Price of M74 extension soars to new high

Publication date 24/06/08 THE cost of the M74 extension has soared again, to almost £700million bringing the bill to more than £26,000 per foot. A report published today by spending watchdog Audit Scotland revealed the five-mile, six-lane stretch will now…

M74 extension jobs boost ‘not credible’.

Published, April 21st 2002. The “jobs boost” for Scotland which would result from the controversial M74 extension has undergone a 15-fold increase from 2900 to 44,000 in just eight years, the Sunday Herald has learned. According to sustainable transport pressure…