The First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, answered questions from MSPs in The Scottish Parliament on the 22nd of May 2019. 

How can Scotland develop a shared vision for the future of its rural areas, managing the delicate balancing act between community development and conservation?

Join an expert panel, including Megan MacInnes, Scottish Land Commissioner; Vicki Swales from Scottish Environment; Calum MacLeod from Community Land Scotland; and Jack Norquoy MSYP for Orkney, to explore the potential futures ahead of us and consider what we want for 2030.

Chaired by Claudia Beamish MSP, Scotland’s Futures Forum director.

For more information, visit the Scotland's Futures Forum website.

The First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, answered questions from MSPs in The Scottish Parliament on the 16th of May 2019. 

The Chief Executive of the Committee on Climate Change, Chris Stark, gave evidence at The Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee then spoke to us for a quick podcast on the latest report from the Committee on Climate Change, and 'net zero' emission targets.

Ahead of the World Cup this summer, the Scotland Women’s National Football Team head coach Shelley Kerr shared the lessons she’s learned through sport, and described her vision for the long-term future of women’s football in Scotland.

Chaired by Rt Hon Ken Macintosh MSP, Presiding Officer and Futures Forum Chair

You can find out more on the Scotland's Futures Forum website.

The First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, answered questions from MSPs in The Scottish Parliament on the 2nd of May 2019. 

The First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, answered questions from MSPs in The Scottish Parliament on the 2nd of May 2019. 

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon gave a statement about the prospect of a second independence referendum, as well as an update on Brexit preparations.

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change.

This seminar was recorded on 3 April 2019 is an opportunity to hear from those at the cutting edge of global climate science, to learn about their assessments of the scientific basis of climate change, its impacts and future risks, options for adaptation and mitigation, and the direct implications for policy.

Our speakers, Youba Sokona, IPCC Vice-Chair; Thelma Krug, IPCC Vice-Chair; and Jim Skea, IPCC Working Group III Co-Chair were taking time out from a high-level meeting in Edinburgh of the IPCC Working Group III on climate change mitigation.

This seminar was hosted by Gillian Martin MSP, Convener of the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee.

Scotland's Futures Forum continues its spring 2019 programme of events with a discussion this evening on the idea of a citizen’s income, featuring new research and an expert perspective from Finland.

With predictions of social and economic upheaval brought about by technological and environmental change, could a citizen’s income reduce poverty and increase people’s control over their lives? Using new research from Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt Universities and a view from the Finnish basic income experiment, this event looked at whether citizen’s income is a realistic and affordable solution for the future.

You can find out more at The Citizen's Income event web page on the Scotland's Futures Forum website.

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