Yachtswoman Dame Ellen MacArthur is to advise the Scottish Government on the climate crisis as part of a new environmental council. The record-breaking sailor will join a group co-chaired by former UK chief scientific adviser Sir Ian Boyd and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. The council will meet over the coming weeks to discuss environmental issues before presenting a report at the COP26 climate event in November. Sir Ian served as the UK’s chief scientific adviser at the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs from September 2012 to August 2019. He is currently professor in biology at the University of St Andrews.
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