Glasgow’s Low Emission Zone is coming
Glasgow’s Low Emission Zone coming into force is a big campaign win. Find out about how it will work to reduce air pollution in the city.
Scottish climate activists protest Equinor’s record-breaking profits
The campaign against the Norwegian company behind the Rosebank oil project is heating up
Gracie Bradley announced as new Director
Gracie brings experience, enthusiasm and commitment to justice.
Reforming the Debt Creators: reflections on the Just Banking conference
The aims of the Just Banking conference were ambitious – to provide insights and proposals necessary to create a banking sector which serves society, one which delivers stable and environmentally…
Big banks AGM season coming up
Guest blog by Danielle Paffard, Move Your Money UK In May, in between the Diamond Jubilee, the Bank Holidays, and the wait for the weather to improve, thousands of shareholders…
What happened at the Just Banking Conference?
The Just Banking conference, held in April 2012 at the University of Edinburgh, brought together over 400 academics, campaigners, policy-makers and citizens to address these urgent questions: How can we…
Government stalling on Aarhus compliance?
The Scottish Government’s proposals for new rules of court on Protective Expense Orders published last month are as disappointing as they are late. Codification of the rules of court on…
Move Your Money Month: find a bank that shares your ethics
Ever feel frustrated that your hard earned pennies are being pumped into coal-mining, cluster bombs or credit default swaps? Then March is the month to move it! Today is the…
Rosyth locals not aware of biomass plans
By Ana Dragalina, Friends of the Earth Scotland volunteer. Last Saturday we paid a visit to the people of Rosyth, Fife, and had a chat with them about one of…
Take action on big biomass in Scotland
At Friends of the Earth Scotland, we believe there is a space for small, community-owned biomass boilers making use of heat and using locally sourced wood.
A year of extremes
2011 wasn’t a great year for the environment or the climate, and, after this year, few of us will be in any doubt about what is meant by the term ‘extreme weather’.
Durban: Kyoto Protocol weakened and developing countries bullied
If you read the EU commissioner for climate action Connie Hedegaard’s summary of the outcomes of the Durban climate summit, it sounds like the talks were a great success. Hedegaard…