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.
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.
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.
What I learned from writing the new Friends of the Earth Scotland strategy
When I was recruited to be Friends of the Earth Scotland Director, it was with a pretty enormous brief: developing a new organisational strategy to ensure that Scotland plays its…
Shoring up Nicola Sturgeon’s climate legacy
After eight years, Scotland has a new First Minister. Under Nicola Sturgeon the Scottish Government made a lot of progress, but now it must go further and faster.
COP27: Outcomes from the climate talks and what it means for action in Scotland
What happened at the talks in Egypt and how it will impact our work at home.
Edinburgh joins Global Day of Action for Climate Justice
The route took the crowd past different stops highlighting the banks, polluters and governments who are driving climate breakdown.
Fossil fuels are the climate culprit – we have to come together to stop them.
The extreme heat shows climate breakdown is here and it will get much worse unless we act to stop fossil fuel companies.
Environmentalists have to take on economics!
Until we change the ways in which our economy works, ‘business-as-usual’ will continue to drive environmental destruction and climate breakdown.
Why council elections are crucial for the climate crisis
Local authorities play an important role in tackling the climate crisis, so these elections are going to be significant.
30 years of progress is still not enough
Reflections on 30 years in the environmental movement – looking at welcome but insufficient progress.
Warnings from a warming planet
Record-breaking temperatures at the poles and warnings about Amazon rainforest tipping point show a planet in danger