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Holyrood 427 / 17 June 2019

Holyrood 427 / 17 June 2019

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Climate Change: including interview with Roseanna Cunningham, the Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform, and a Q&A with MSPs on what they’re personally doing to protect the environment

3 Editor’s note

Javid’s pitch was the same as Davidson’s when she took over as leader in Scotland – to abandon central casting to opt for something different

6  Roundup

Pictures and numbers from the past two weeks

8 Talking Point

How online discussion became more and more polarised

10 Political Spotlight

The twists and turns of a chaotic Tory leadership contest

12 Digital Highlights

The best of Twitter and Holyrood’s online content

13   Cover Story: Endgame

How climate change threatens the future of human civilisation

18   Q&A: MSPs on their green choices

Holyrood asks a selection of MSPs with an interest in the environment what they are doing at a personal level to protect it

24   Interview: Roseanna Cunningham

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform explains how her career started with a birthday wish to come back to Scotland

30   Feature: Community Shares

The communities coming together to invest in services to improve their local environment

34 Getting to know you

Tom Mason’s guiltiest pleasure is himself...

36 Event report

Holyrood’s annual Connect digital conference  

38 Comment

Dani Garavelli on the reaction to the Natalie McGarry case      

40 Diary

Mistaken identities, sexual inuendo and a firm stance against hospital staff

41 Politicians and their Plates

Elaine Smith shares her spaghetti Bolognese

42 Last Word

Sketch: A debate on low emission zones takes an odd turn as MSPs enter into a discussion on funfairs

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