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.
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.
Let’s bring Strathclyde’s buses back into public control
Along with trade unions, health and poverty charities, student groups and more, we’re campaigning for buses in the Strathclyde region to be taken back into public control so that they are run for passengers, not for profit.
If you do one thing before Christmas…
Email your MSP to demand that Parliament and cialis for sale Government start to address concerns about unconventional gas and fracking now! Take action here. If you do two things before…
Autumn statement, fracking resumes and some great media coverage
It’s been a busy fortnight on the fracking front: the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement – in which George Osbourne announced a consultation on tax breaks for shale companies; a new gas strategy; and…
Environmental Nakba: Israeli environmental injustices in Palestine, Part 2
Friends of the Earth Scotland vice-chair Eurig Scandrett reports on environmental violations in the West Bank caused by the Israeli occupation. This is part two of two of a reflection on this visit.
Environmental Nakba: Israeli environmental injustices in Palestine
Friends of the Earth Scotland vice-chair Eurig Scandrett reports on environmental violations in the West Bank caused by the Israeli occupation. This is part one of two of a reflection on this visit.
What went wrong with the banks and how to fix it
The Libor scandal has opened up some political space to push for a real shake up of our banking system. To inject some fresh thinking into discussions we have made…
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…