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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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July

2019

Climate

Prime Minister Johnson must make Climate Emergency his priority

Johnson's Prime Ministership will ultimately be judged by how well his Government responds to climate breakdown - the greatest crisis we face.

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19

July

2019

Air Pollution

Lacklustre pollution plans mean cars will choke Edinburgh public for years to come, say campaigners

Council's Low Emission Zone plan risks doing next to nothing to bring down toxic traffic fumes in the city.

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11

July

2019

Climate

New Oil and Gas Licensing Round Goes Beyond Climate Breakdown

  Commenting on the launch of a new offshore oil and gas licensing round today by the UK’s Oil and Gas Authority: Mary Church, Head of Campaigns at Friends of the Earth Scotland, said: “Licenses granted in this new oil and gas round will take us well beyond the point of climate breakdown. More interested...

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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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11th June 2019, 1:00 pm

Support the 20mph Bill

Come to the Scottish Parliament to show your support for the 20mph Bill.

This new law would change the default speed limit to 20mph. This would make Scotland's streets safer for pedestrians and people cycling.

Gather to remind our politicians that lives will continue to be lost if this Bill isn't passed.
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