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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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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.

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Why we must come together to stop the Rosebank oil field

The world is facing ecological and political turmoil right now. We are witnessing increasing climate-driven extreme weather events such as the floods in Pakistan, drought in East Africa and hurricanes…

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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.

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Windfall tax on oil profits is only the start

A windfall tax on oil profits can help with immediate fuel bills but we must power our energy system with renewables to protect people and planet.

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Another nail in the coffin for oil and gas?

The Scottish Government has promised a review of oil & gas but how can it reconcile fossil fuels with the neccesary climate action.

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Stopping Cambo oil field rockets up the political agenda

Political parties are taking sides as the debate about the Cambo oil field hots up.

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We must stop the UK Government from approving more oil

Oil giants are seeking permission from the UK Government to open a huge new oil field. The climate impacts of this project would be devastating.

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The Great Net Zero Con

Governments and companies are perpetrating a global con trick by talking about net zero climate emissions.

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Climate change catches up with the oil industry

The court said that Shell’s plans were incompatible with the action needed to tackle climate change.

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