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Get involved in Car Free Day 2022

Car Free Day takes place every year to encourage us to reimagine our transport system. It is an opportunity to think about how we move around and what changes we…

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Young people, climate justice and workers’ rights

Reflections on an event bringing together young climate activists and trade unionists to learn from one another and think about how we can better work together.

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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. 

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Will COP26 stop our governments from banking on fossil fuels?

As long as our banks, pensions and institutions continue to invest in fossil fuels, we are banking our future on their success – in COP26, but also in our national and local governments.

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Glasgow still has time to make history before COP26 by divesting from fossil fuels

Campaigners are urging councillors to agree on strong climate standards and a clear divestment timeline.

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How £1.2 billion of Scotland’s savings are fuelling the climate emergency

Scottish Council Pensions are still investing in major polluters – with devastating consequences for communities, climate and their finances.

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Fossil fuel industry spills money and power in year of tumult

2020 was a tough year to be a climate activist. Fortunately for the planet, it was an even worse year for the fossil fuel industry.

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Why did I become a divestment campaigner?

Lewis Coenen-Rowe, activist with Divest Strathclyde, discusses how campaigning has helped him overcome ‘eco-stress’ and build connections with others.

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Extinction Rebellion stage a die-in at Glasgow City Chambers

Is there a Climate Emergency in Glasgow or not ?

Glasgow has declared a Climate Emergency and will host this year’s UN climate talks but the city’s pension fund invest millions in fossil fuels.

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Glasgow takes action on £700 million fossil fuel cash stash

Activists uncovered over £700 million of polluting investments in Glasgow’s council pensions… but the tide may be turning on support for climate polluting investments.

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Activists push Scotland’s new public bank towards climate leadership

Efforts by climate activists have won huge changes to Scotland’s new public bank. That’s worth celebrating.

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What People Power achieved in 2019

Highlights from our campaigning to protecting our climate and environment in 2019.

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