What I learned from writing the new Friends of the Earth Scotland strategy
When I was recruited to be Friends of the Earth Scotland Director, it was with a pretty enormous brief: developing a new organisational strategy to ensure that Scotland plays its…
Edinburgh marches to end fossil fuels!
We marched together to demand a fair and fast transition to renewable energy that protects workers and communities
The end of the explosion in plastic production could be in sight
A new treaty could be effective in stemming the tide of plastic pollution. It has the potential to be a landmark success.
Inverness is making changes for a cleaner, greener city
The Highland Council is deciding on plans to prioritise people over cars by making big changes to Academy Street.
22,000 jobs: Investing in public transport
If we make public transport cheaper than cars, we can create jobs, strengthen our economy and meet our climate commitments.
Glasgow’s Low Emission Zone is coming
Glasgow’s Low Emission Zone coming into force is a big campaign win. Find out about how it will work to reduce air pollution in the city.
The most polluted streets in Scotland in 2022
Every January, we look at air pollution data for the previous year to find the most polluted streets, and this year we have some good news: Scotland did not breach legal air pollution limits in 2022.
A year of campaigning for transport justice
Throughout 2022, people around Scotland have been fighting for better public transport and safer option for cycling, walking and wheeling.
Parents’ campaign saves threatened bus route
Planned bus cuts between Perth and Stirling would have been a disaster for children using the service to get to school, so Krissy Scott got together with some other concerned parents and managed to stop it from happening.
Wave of Kidical Mass rides shows demand for safe cycling
Group bike rides are rising in popularity as people raise awareness of the lack of safe cycling for children in Scotland.
How to minimise your risk from air pollution
10 top tips to help protect yourself and your family from harmful pollution
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…