Greens urge First Minister to reverse cuts to climate change fund

Nicola Sturgeon faced criticism over cuts to funding for new projects to fight climate change, despite having declared a “climate emergency”.

Scottish Green co-convener Patrick Harvie said the Climate Challenge Fund reduction is a “serious mistake” and called on the First Minister to reverse the cuts.

The fund was set up a decade ago to support projects encouraging people to reduce the impact of climate change by actions such as cutting waste and using greener transport.

At First Minister’s Questions, Mr Harvie highlighted research published in The Ferret which found funding for…
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