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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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Our Mission

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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April

2021

Divestment

Climate activists celebrate Glasgow City Council support for campaign to end £500 million fossil fuel investment

Campaigners and pension fund members are celebrating the announcement that Glasgow City Council has endorsed a plan to end their £500 million investment in fossil fuels. The motion was approved by a full meeting of Glasgow City Council today by a margin of 69 votes to 4 against. It represents the first time a Scottish...

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01

April

2021

Waste

Campaigners welcome increased plastic bag charge 

Friends of the Earth Scotland has welcomed the increased single-use carrier bag charge. From today (Thursday 1st April), all retailers across Scotland must charge a minimum of 10p for each new single-use carrier bag used. The carrier bag charge was first introduced in Scotland in October 2014. In its first year, there was a 80%.

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March

2021

Climate

Green Jobs Recovery must be at the heart of election campaign

Campaigners have today (31/3/21) called for Scotland’s politicians to prioritise policies in the election that create green jobs and reduce climate pollution. They want the next Scottish Government to take a more interventionist role in the economy including making bus journeys free for everyone and creating a publicly-owned c

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19th April 2021, 6:30 pm

Creating Green Jobs for Scotland – investing in care and climate


Hear from workers and campaigners across care, health, green infrastructure and ecosystem restoration about the potential for good, unionised, green jobs in Scotland.
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22nd April 2021, 7:00 pm

From The Ground Up II: Taking Action


From The Ground Up II: Taking Action will be a four day online gathering with 18 sessions dedicated to some of the key issues facing our movements today.

The gathering will provide a space for activists and community members to discuss, plan and strategise about how to build a powerful, effective and inclusive climate justice movement.
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29th April 2021, 7:30 pm

Falkirk Climate Hustings


Join Friends of the Earth Falkirk and other local groups to hear from local candidates in Falkirk East and West from each party about their plans to take action on climate change and protect our environment.

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