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Fossil Free Scotland

Our vision is of a world where everyone can enjoy a healthy environment
and a fair share of the earth's resources

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We want a world where everyone can enjoy a healthy environment and a fair share of the Earth’s resources. Climate change is the greatest threat to this aim, that’s why we’re campaigning for a just transition to a 100% renewable, nuclear-free, zero-fossil-fuel Scotland.

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September

2019

Air Pollution

Edinburgh transport transformation plan shows much still to do on airpollution

Edinburgh City Centre Transformation Plan is approved but Council is urged to do more to curb car use and cut toxic air pollution.

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12

September

2019

Climate

Scottish organisations to join Global Climate Strike

Scottish businesses, charities and other organisations announce they will be participating in the Global #ClimateStrikes

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September

2019

Climate

UN climate negotiations confirmed for Glasgow in 2020

Turkey's withdrawal means Glasgow is set to host the UN climate negotiations in 2020, heaping pressure on Scottish Government to improve their climate plans.

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Climate

SeaChange report shows how we can protect climate and create jobs

New research shows UK oil and gas drilling plans will breach climate commitments. But a just transition to clean energy will create three times as many jobs.

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20th September 2019, 11:00 am

Come to the #ClimateStrikes

Multiple locations across Scotland.

Millions of school children across the world have been walking out of lessons every Friday to strike for climate action. The children are marching for their future. On Friday 20th September, they’re asking adults to join them. We're in. Are you?

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21st September 2019, 9:00 am

Global Justice Now Exhibition: Together We Are Powerful – Stories of Resistance

Customs Lane, 1 Customs Wharf, Edinburgh

Together We Are Powerful is a unique exhibition collecting images and artefacts from decades of creative activism as communities around the world, from Scotland to the global south, rally against big business and demand that human lives come before corporate profit.
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28th September 2019, 8:30 pm

Anthropocene: Take One Action Film Festival (Edinburgh)

Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh

Spanning numerous countries, Anthropocene lays bare the gashes, wounds and irreparable marks of industrialisation and extraction, revealing how our mania for conquest defines our relationship to the Earth — and how we have created a global epidemic.
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