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Gina Hanrahan's biography

Working for the climate and energy team at WWF Scotland, I primarily focus on making sure that Scotland’s ambitious Climate Change Act is implemented and its renewable energy potential realised.

Before joining WWF and moving to Scotland, I worked on climate and energy policy for an Irish think tank, the Institute of International and European Affairs, and before that I was employed in the Irish Parliament and the European Commission.

When I’m not worrying about climate change, I enjoy exploring Scotland’s beautiful countryside, admiring the view of Edinburgh from Arthur’s Seat on a (rare) sunny day, and eating cardamom buns in the city’s bizarrely numerous Swedish cafes.

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Electric vehicle on charge © Paul Wilkinson2014

Scotland moves up a gear to tackle climate change

It has seemed like relentless bad news over the past month as the world struggles to cope with the very real impacts of a changing climate. Lives and livelihoods have been destroyed by flooding in South Asia; Hurricane Harvey battered America’s petrochemical heartland in Texas; and Hurricane Irma destroyed 90% of Barbuda’s buildings, caused devastation […]

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