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Incredible outfits shine a light on Scotland’s overconsumption

We put on a fashion show with outfits made from discarded materials to call on MSPs to support a circular economy.

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Gracie Bradley departs as Director

We are grateful for her important work which has helped ensure the organisation has a clear campaigning direction and is in a good place looking to the future.  

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The destruction of Palestine’s environment 

The war in Gaza has created a human and environmental catastrophe in what was one of the world’s poorest and most densely populated places.

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Could moving past growth protect the planet?

Degrowth offers an alternative future, one where everyone’s needs are met so we have more time to spend doing what we love with who we love.

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Interview with Joy Reyes, Friends of the Earth Philippines

We spoke to Joy to find out more about her work in the Philippines and how she’s finding climate activism in Scotland so far.

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Polluted Politics: The fossil fuel lobby at Holyrood

How oil companies are using their power and influence to pressure MSPs into slowing down climate action.

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Young People and Climate Action in 2023

As 2023 draws to a close, Young Friends of the Earth Scotland network coordinator Catrina reflects on another year of activities.

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Transitioning away from the oil culture of North East Scotland

Our just transition organiser reflects on a year of changing the culture of Aberdeen through activism, events and conversations.

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Highlights of the fossil-free movement in 2023

2023 was the year that the campaign for fossil fuel divestment took the streets with groups from all corners of the UK rallying for local leaders to ‘Divest from Crisis,…

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Just Transition: Power in the hands of workers and their communities

We’ve campaigned hard in 2023 for a just transition away from fossil fuels, standing alongside workers and their trade unions.

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Circular economy: peaks, valleys and progress in 2023

This has been a year of highs and lows for the circular economy campaigns. Catch up on what’s been happening.

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Tips to cut your consumption this Christmas

In this guide, we’ll explore practical and meaningful ways to cut your consumption during the festive season, without losing out on any Christmas cheer.

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