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Gracie Bradley announced as new Director

Gracie brings experience, enthusiasm and commitment to justice.

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The most polluted streets in Scotland in 2022

Every January, we look at air pollution data for the previous year to find the most polluted streets, and this year we have some good news: Scotland did not breach legal air pollution limits in 2022.

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The doorstep refill company making reuse easier

It’s vital we change the way we use materials in Scotland. We spoke to the founder of a reuse company to find out how it works.

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The role of art in energy transitions

Our just transition organiser looks at the role of art in creating change, and working with people in Aberdeen to imagine a better future.

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Environmental victories in 2022

We take a look at some of the victories of the climate movement in Scotland in 2022.

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Youth Climate Action in 2022

As 2022 draws to a close, Young Friends of the Earth Scotland network coordinator Catrina reflects on another year of activities.

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How we have been turning the tide against fossil fuels in 2022

Reliance on oil and gas has left millions vulnerable to spikes in their prices, making the case for a clean, reliable renewable energy system even more appealing.

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Building a Just Transition in the North East in 2022

Working with communities most affected by the phase out of oil and gas to put them at the centre of that transition.

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Fighting back against carbon capture and hydrogen greenwash

We have been working hard to end the Scottish Government’s dangerous over-reliance on carbon capture and hydrogen in so called ‘negative emissions technologies.’

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Putting workers at the heart of a just transition away from oil and gas

We’ve been meeting with oil and gas workers, campaigning alongside trade unions to transform our economy and supporting communities on the frontline of the fossil fuels in Scotland.

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We went to Peterhead to talk to people about the new gas-fired power station

People stopped to discuss the fossil fuel industry, local employment, the climate crisis and the history of the Peterhead Power Station. 

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This year’s divestment campaign highlights

2022 has been an exciting year for our campaign to call on Scottish councils and MSPs to end their pension fund investments in fossil fuels. 

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