January 2015

Water overuse – at the top of the 2015 WEF global risk ranking

Over several years, World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Risk Reports have identified water as one of the three most important challenges worldwide. This year it has moved to the top, as the biggest societal and economic risk for the next ten years.

In the first months of 2014 renewable energy in Scotland exceeded nuclear and became the top source of electricity

In the first months of 2014 renewable energy in Scotland exceeded nuclear and became the top source of electricity.

In 2011 the Scottish government established a target for the equivalent of 100 per cent of Scotland's electricity demand to be supplied from renewable sources by 2020.

The government has also set an interim target of achieving 50 per cent of its electricity demand from renewable power by 2015.

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