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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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Why you should care about the Hot Strike Summer

Workers are demonstrating the solidarity and collective power that we must build everywhere to tackle social and climate crises at their roots.

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MPs miss opportunity to remove barrier to energy transition

MPs voted against the plan to cut training costs and duplication for people wanting to move into renewable energy.

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Business trying to delay energy transition away from fossil fuels

The industry has realised they are losing the argument badly and things are about to get serious.

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What happened at our COP26 Just Transition Hub?

The Just Transition Hub, organised by Friends of the Earth Scotland, Platform, STUC, TUC, War on Want and the Just Transition Partnership.

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12 big wins from 2021

2021 was undoubtedly the biggest year of climate action in Scotland’s history. We’re celebrating some of the wins.

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After Cambo decison, workers and communities must steer the transition away from fossil fuels

Both governments must scale up renewable jobs and provide certainty for workers currently left at the whims of big fossil fuel companies.

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People must lead the transition for the North East of Scotland

The transition away from fossil fuels is a way to create a better society and protect the poorest from climate impacts

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Support the COP26 strikes – they show us the power we need to tackle climate change

In their fight for fair pay and proper investment in essential services, these workers are demonstrating the power that we must build everywhere to tackle the climate crisis at its roots.

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New report is a watershed moment for the transition away from UK oil and gas

New research has found that the UK has increased oil & gas reserves since declaring a climate emergency

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