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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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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.

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Report exposes high cost, low efficiency of hydrogen

Our recent hydrogen report exposes this high cost, low efficiency technology that threatens renewable energy supplies

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Official advisors call for more detail on Scotland’s climate plans

Climate advisors take tough new line with the Scottish Government on their plans.

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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.

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Hydrogen comes in many colours but are any the right climate choice ?

Scotland is debating the role of hydrogen technology in our future.

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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.

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Forward and back on climate

Good climate commitments are being undermined by UK and Scottish Government faith in far-off technical fixes.

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Carbon pipe dreams

The new Climate Plan risks relying on a dodgy technology called BECCS – Bio-Energy with Carbon Capture & Storage

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No false solutions

To effectively tackle the roots of the climate crisis while achieving social justice and restoring nature, we need to fight for the right – not just any – climate solutions.

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