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Circular economy: peaks, valleys and progress in 2023

This has been a year of highs and lows for the circular economy campaigns. Catch up on what’s been happening.

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Tips to cut your consumption this Christmas

In this guide, we’ll explore practical and meaningful ways to cut your consumption during the festive season, without losing out on any Christmas cheer.

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What’s happened with Scotland’s transport this year?

We look at the progress that’s been made in improving public transport and reducing car use in Scotland this year.

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Guest blog from COP 19 – Jo O’Neill

Guest blog by Jo O’Neill (from SCIAF) written at COP 19 in Warsaw (Sunday 24th November 2013) In the dying hours of the climate talks last night activists took to…

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COP 19 in Warsaw – Jo O’Neill

Guest blog from Jo O’Neill, Policy Officer at SCIAF (Saturday 23rd November 2013, written from COP 19 in Warsaw) Here at the national football stadium in Warsaw, the COP has…

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Warsaw, Thursday 21 November 2013: It’s a COP19-out

It’s been brewing since Copenhagen 2009, and today it finally happened. An estimated 800+ civil society observers – led by groups from the global south – walked out of the…

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Blog 4: COP19 Warsaw – does it care?

The Polish Government has a funny sense of humour. Having plastered the COP19 slogan ‘I care’ all over Warsaw, in an intensely irritating font, it set about doing its best…

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Acronyms and Ambition, COP19 Warsaw 19 November

Today’s COP coverage is a guest blog from SCIAF’s Jo O’Neill  It is a process infamous for its breath-taking use of acronyms and today the UN climate negotiations acquired a…

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Blog 2: COP19, Warsaw 18 November 13

The Polish police are very useful to those of us with a poor sense of direction navigating between conference venues and demonstrations. It’s hard to miss the Robo-cop lookalikes with…

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COP19, Warsaw 16 November

Arrived in Warsaw on Friday afternoon as the first week of the annual climate talks was drawing to a close.  Sadly it seems that despite the disastrous but impeccably timed…

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Reflections on a European trip

I am writing this just after I’ve sat down on the high speed ‘railjet’ from Budapest to Munich.  I’m on the start of the long trip back across Europe after…

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The other offshore tax regime

Guest blog by Greg Muttitt The lobby machine kicked into action following the announcement by George Osbourne of plans to raise £10 billion over the next 5 years from the…

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