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Dozens of organisations demand Scottish Ministers reject polluting Peterhead gas plans

Pressure is growing on the Scottish Government to reject plans that would lock in climate pollution and high energy bills. 

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SSE is pulling the wool over your eyes!

People protested SSE’s fossil fuel expansion plans as the company announced £2.4billion annual profits.

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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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Constructive in Cancun?

In a pleasant contrast to last year’s Copenhagen summit, the news from Cancun – in the last day or two – has primarily focused on the content of the negotiations,…

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Cancun enters second week with doublespeak and bullying

Supporters of the Accord are indulging in modern day double-speak – describing the Accord approach with the wonderful term ‘a balanced agreement’ … trying to give the impression that the Protocol is unbalanced.

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Kyoto vs Copenhagen in Cancun

The battle between the Kyoto Protocol and the Copenhagen Accord has come to the fore. Mexico is rumoured to be prepared to table a draft text based on the Accord,…

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Show us the money: Cancun negotiators talk cash

Duncan McLaren updates on the climate summit. Finance continues to dominate discussions inside and outside the talks in Cancun. The arbitary numbers being bandied around – both for so-called ‘Fast…

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Looking back at our fundraising month

November 2010 has seen Friends of the Earth Scotland’s first ever fundraising month – Our Planet Your Passion – take place.  We have dressed up as penguins, strutted our stuff…

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UN climate negotiations claw their way to Cancun summit

A year on from climate negotiations in Copenhagen, the UN process has clawed its way to another summit, this time in the heat of Cancun, Mexico.

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Reunion 2: The diary of an Intern

The Start of the Adventure I had grand plans for the first day in my new office at Friends of the Earth Europe in Brussels, that involved a pair of…

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Reunion 1

Last week, en route to a meeting of NGOs to discuss tar sands campaigning, I met up with two of our ex-interns in Brussels to catch up and see how…

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Full house at Richard Wilkinson lecture

Earlier this week Friends of the Earth Scotland and the University of Edinburgh Business School brought Richard Wilkinson – co-author with Kate Pickett of The Spirit Level – to Edinburgh…

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