One of the frustrations with the ongoing Brexit burach is that important debates about the future of our economy have been crowded out.
As we have highlighted in previous Commentaries, Scotland faces a number of significant structural challenges. Our population will age significantly, whilst – for many – the world of work will change radically as existing tasks are increasingly automated.
But there are also opportunities, with new markets opening up and technology helping to support improvements in living standards.
One area that has captured the public attention has been climate change. Across the world, we have seen a renewed desire from governments to step up their response to the environmental challenge.Continue reading