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10 tips for Plastic Free Fridays

Helping you think about single-use plastics in your life and how you can leave them behind.

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Will 2018 truly be the ‘Year of Young People’?

While young people across Scotland are fighting for their future, our efforts are being undermined by decision makers.

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It will take people power to protect our planet

As our governments reconvene for their yearly climate talks, society is being changed by people taking grassroots action all around the world.

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COP23: Playing my part in building a better world

Rowan explains how climate change has impacted upon her life and why she is travelling to COP23 in Bonn.

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Skilling up to fight fracking

Isla Scott on how participating in our Fossil Free campaign organiser programme has helped the fight against fracking in Glasgow

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It’s time for Scotland’s climate change sequel

A decade after Al Gore first brought climate change to the big screen, he’s back in cinemas now with the follow up, ‘An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power’. This next chapter comes at a time when Scotland is writing the sequel to our own climate story, but will our new Climate Act be a blockbuster or a flop?

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Young FoE Europe visit Dutch gasfields

90 young activists from all corners of Europe to participate in the Young Friends of the Earth Europe Summer Camp in Drouwen, Netherlands. They visited people in Groningen suffering from earthquakes caused by gas extraction nearby.

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Let’s not give Trump what he wants on climate

You may have seen the news this week that Trump’s US Department of Agriculture has ordered all staff to stop using the term ‘climate change’ and not to talk about ‘reducing greenhouse gases’. But despite all the power of the White House, the climate crisis isn’t just going to disappear if we all stop talking...

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Fracking –
what’s going on in England ?

As the Scottish Government consults on whether or not to allow fracking to go ahead, a look south of the border gives a taste of what may come to pass if Ministers end up allowing the controversial industry to proceed.

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