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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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Who would the climate vote for in this election?

Comparing the Party Manifesto’s promises on climate and the environment.

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Will the Transport Bill take us where we need to go?

The Bill gives Councils new powers to cut pollution and climate emissions.

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Planning Scotland’s transport future in a climate emergency

The new National Transport Strategy must put limits on our damaging travel habits.

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Bus companies refuse money to battle air pollution

Millions of pounds of public funding aimed at improving air pollution goes unspent as bus companies demand more money.

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Scottish Workplace Journey Challenge 2019

Find out how we fared in the Sustrans Journey Challenge

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Who will really benefit from the new Air Departure Tax?

MSPs will today approve the Air Departure Tax (Scotland) Bill, giving the Scottish ministers the power to set air travel tax for the first time. But who will be the winners and losers be from these changes?

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Scotland needs to build on climate success

We need much tougher climate targets if we are to meet our promises under the Paris Agreement.

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Car obsessed transport policy has to change

Scottish Government’s draft climate change plan is supposed to show how each sector of the economy is going to help cut overall emissions by 66% by 2030. Traffic predictions suggest transport isn’t planning on doing its fair share.

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Transport needs to go back to the drawing board on climate change

Transport is the largest sector of climate emissions for Scotland. Unfortunately, the Government department responsible don’t seem to have any innovative thinking on how to head off demand or encourage walking, cycling or public transport.

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