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Equinor AGM protest: resisting new fossil fuels

The Norwegian oil giant’s plan to build new fossil fuel infrastructure both on and offshore must be stopped.

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Publicly owned renewable energy is crucial for a just transition

We need to embed public ownership and control into our energy system.

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What’s it like being on a charity board?

Our board member Ery spoke to us about why they joined the board, what the role involves and what skills are needed.

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Climate crisis in overtime

‘We are here to implement the Convention, not to re-write it’. The words of India’s Environment Minister neatly sum up the position of global South countries as the UN climate…

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Climate Justice Now! In Defense of Mother Earth

While negotiations continue inside the conference centre today, outside many thousands of people are taking to the street of Lima, on human rights day, in the World March in Defense…

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Climate talks head to Peru

As I write, I’m on my way to the UN climate summit in Lima, Peru. I’ll be joining colleagues from Friends of the Earth organisations and climate justice allies around…

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Open Letter to the Scottish Government

We, an alliance of groups from Scottish communities directly or indirectly at risk from the unconventional gas extraction industry, have come together to call on the Scottish Government to follow…

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Reinvent Our Economy Conference, Glasgow: Wrap-up and Resources

In 2014 Friends of the Earth Scotland and our partners held an ambitious conference in Glasgow called ‘Re-Inventing Our Economy For People and the Planet: An Enquiry About Alternative Sustainable Economic Policy’. This blog brings together useful resources and multimedia explaining ideas and proposals from the event.

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Climate Summit: World Leaders Fiddle While Planet Burns

One week before world leaders gather in New York for their Climate Summit, Friends of the Earth International warns that the September 23 ‘talking shop’ will only see leaders fiddling…

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Dear IGas…

We understand that there is a clause in your contract to acquire Dart Energy that enables you to ditch the deal if planning permission for the company’s flagship commercial coalbed…

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#NoTTIP National Day of Action

A series of events are planned across the UK and Ireland on Saturday 12th July to say no to the proposed EU-US trade deal. The deal being negotiated between the…

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Not worth the Fracking risk

Scotland is an increasingly unattractive prospect for the shale industry, with low headline gas estimates and even smaller potential returns. This is good news for the large number of communities…

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