Scottish climate minister fails to pledge new action, despite environmentalist criticisms
Roseanna Cunningham said Scottish Government goals on climate change complied with prior advice
ROSEANNA CUNNINGHAM defended the Scottish Government’s new Climate Bill today [27 November] in the wake of criticism from Friends of the Earth Scotland, which has called for more ambitious targets to be included in the upcoming legislation.
Fossil Free Now Ep 2: 12 Years Left! (The IPCC Report)
Episode 2 explores the IPCC report
FOSSIL FREE NOW follows the campaign of Fossil Free Glasgow, a group of volunteers organising for the Glasgow City council to renounce to its investments in the fossil fuel industry. This podcast series will discuss the blocks in our current systems that prevent us from meaningfully addressing the threat of climate breakdown, but also what a society freed from fossil fuels would look like.
This Episode looks at the new IPCC report, breaking down the newest climate science into real discussion, feelings and actions.
Podcast: Fossil Free Now Ep 1 - A New Strategy
Episode 1 of Fossil Free Now explores the experience of divestment activists in their attempts to engage with councillors
FOSSIL FREE NOW follows the campaign of Fossil Free Glasgow, a group of volunteers organising for the Glasgow City council to renounce to its investments in the fossil fuel industry.
This podcast series will discuss the blocks in our current systems that prevent us from meaningfully addressing the threat of climate breakdown, but also what a society freed from fossil fuels would look like.
As public consultation on #SNIB draws to a close, campaigners advocate fossil-free economy
Friends of the Earth Scotland has urged the public to speak out against ‘business as usual’ and endorse environmental focus from the Scottish National Investment Bank
THE SCOTTISH NATIONAL INVESTMENT BANK (SNIB) should help deliver a “healthy, fair and fossil-free economy,” Friends of the Earth Scotland have argued, calling on the public to endorse such an environmental focus in the last remaining hours of a Scottish Government consultation.
Activists demand Edinburgh science festival cease ‘greenwashing’ fossil fuel companies
Sponsoring projects like the Edinburgh ‘eco-village’ is a way for companies to “cover up the climate crimes they are complicit in,” claim activists
THE EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE FESTIVAL should drop all sponsorship from companies and concerns involved in the fossil fuel industry as of 2019, activists have argued.
Three in four Scots back Holyrood pension divestment from weapons, tobacco and dirty fuels, poll finds
Three in four Scots think the £3mn MSP pension scheme should stop investing in weapons, tobacco and dirty fuels, new polling has revealed
NEW POLLING conducted for the Scottish Green Party has shown widespread public support for divestment of the Holyrood pension scheme from harmful investments, which campaigners say is currently complicit in the "misery" caused by warfare, climate change and the legacy of the tobacco industry.
Divest¦Reinvest: Scottish Council Pensions for a future worth living in
Common Weal, Friends of the Earth Scotland and Unison Scotland paper shows billions could be accessed for socially and environmentally useful investment projects
SCOTTISH Pension funds hold a £1.7bn stake in fossil fuel companies driving unsustainable carbon emissions, money that could be re-invested into green energy and housing while still securing solid financial returns, a new report has argued.