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Gracie Bradley departs as Director

We are grateful for her important work which has helped ensure the organisation has a clear campaigning direction and is in a good place looking to the future.  

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The destruction of Palestine’s environment 

The war in Gaza has created a human and environmental catastrophe in what was one of the world’s poorest and most densely populated places.

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Could moving past growth protect the planet?

Degrowth offers an alternative future, one where everyone’s needs are met so we have more time to spend doing what we love with who we love.

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Why we collapsed a huge house of cards outside the Scottish Parliament

Despite the clear evidence of climate breakdown, the Scottish Government is considering approving the building of a new gas burning power station in Peterhead.  

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Scotland’s council pension funds pour £2bn into fossil fuel industry

£2 billion from council pension funds in Scotland is invested in fossil fuel companies, including some of the world’s worst polluters.

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Let’s bring Strathclyde’s buses back into public control

Along with trade unions, health and poverty charities, student groups and more, we’re campaigning for buses in the Strathclyde region to be taken back into public control so that they are run for passengers, not for profit.

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Peterhead expansion plan would worsen Scotland’s biggest climate polluter

If the Scottish Government approve this dangerous plan, it will lock us in to continued use of volatile fossil fuels for decades to come.

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Statement on the violence in Israel and Palestine

Friends of the Earth Scotland Statement on the violence in Israel and Palestine

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The UK Government has approved the Rosebank oil field. But the fight doesn’t end here.

Campaigners vow to keep fighting this climate-wrecking project.

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The fight to Stop Rosebank continues

The UK Government has shown its priority is to protect the profits of the oil industry, rather than helping people during a cost of living crisis.

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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…

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Edinburgh marches to end fossil fuels!

We marched together to demand a fair and fast transition to renewable energy that protects workers and communities

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