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In the pocket of developers: how the Scottish Government breached its own rules 28 times in handling of new gas power plant application

Ministers have spoken publicly in favour of the planning application, and met developers over 60 time whilst refusing to meet objectors.

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Energy giant SSE feeling the heat from its Peterhead power station plans

SSE’s marketing as a green and progressive company has been exposed .

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How we created a new climate justice resource for young people

Young Friends of the Earth Scotland has just launched it’s brand new intro to climate justice booklet – created by young people, for young people. This easy to read A5…

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Young People and Climate Action in 2023

As 2023 draws to a close, Young Friends of the Earth Scotland network coordinator Catrina reflects on another year of activities.

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Transitioning away from the oil culture of North East Scotland

Our just transition organiser reflects on a year of changing the culture of Aberdeen through activism, events and conversations.

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Highlights of the fossil-free movement in 2023

2023 was the year that the campaign for fossil fuel divestment took the streets with groups from all corners of the UK rallying for local leaders to ‘Divest from Crisis,…

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Just Transition: Power in the hands of workers and their communities

We’ve campaigned hard in 2023 for a just transition away from fossil fuels, standing alongside workers and their trade unions.

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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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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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