Scotland’s council pension funds pour £2bn into fossil fuel industry
£2 billion from council pension funds in Scotland is invested in fossil fuel companies, including some of the world’s worst polluters.
Let’s bring Strathclyde’s buses back into public control
Along with trade unions, health and poverty charities, student groups and more, we’re campaigning for buses in the Strathclyde region to be taken back into public control so that they are run for passengers, not for profit.
Peterhead expansion plan would worsen Scotland’s biggest climate polluter
If the Scottish Government approve this dangerous plan, it will lock us in to continued use of volatile fossil fuels for decades to come.
How much influence does the fossil fuel industry have on the Scottish Government?
Our research reveals the scale of the lobbying push by big polluters in Scotland.
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.
Carbon capture won’t limit the damage of incineration – it’ll make it worse
The impact of incinerators won’t be reduced by carbon capture and storage. We need to stop burning waste.
Report exposes high cost, low efficiency of hydrogen
Our recent hydrogen report exposes this high cost, low efficiency technology that threatens renewable energy supplies
Official advisors call for more detail on Scotland’s climate plans
Climate advisors take tough new line with the Scottish Government on their plans.
Burning trees will not save us from the climate crisis
At scale BECCS would involve creating huge mono-culture Sitka spruce plantations, and building new biomass power stations.
Hydrogen comes in many colours but are any the right climate choice ?
Scotland is debating the role of hydrogen technology in our future.
Reliance on Fossil Fuel CCS cannot solve climate crisis, new research shows
Despite huge government and industry backing CCS cannot be expected in the energy sector until the 2030s, risking 1.5oC during the crucial next decade.
Forward and back on climate
Good climate commitments are being undermined by UK and Scottish Government faith in far-off technical fixes.