Just Transition: Power in the hands of workers and their communities
We’ve campaigned hard in 2023 for a just transition away from fossil fuels, standing alongside workers and their trade unions.
Circular economy: peaks, valleys and progress in 2023
This has been a year of highs and lows for the circular economy campaigns. Catch up on what’s been happening.
Tips to cut your consumption this Christmas
In this guide, we’ll explore practical and meaningful ways to cut your consumption during the festive season, without losing out on any Christmas cheer.
Scrap or spin?
It is probably the last thing on your mind after the gloriously warm weekend we have just enjoyed, but today (24 May) is the opening day for applications to the…
Scottish political climate consensus creaking at the seams
Those listening closely may have heard a creaking sound emanating from Holyrood this afternoon. Not the sound of another roof beam falling in, but the sound of the all party…
Well it’s been quite a few days hasn’t it? As the dust settles on a new Conservative/Liberal Democrat Government, or a ‘ConDem’ nation as some have disparagingly coined it, what…
Spill, baby, spill
While here in the UK we await the results of negotiations to secure a “strong and stable government”, the people of Louisiana, USA, are waking every morning to an even…
Dust yet to settle over hung Parliament
The dust from Thursday’s election looks set to hang around almost as long as the ash from Eyjafjallajökull. Despite the shrill calls from the right-wing press, a Cameron premiership is…
People’s Charter for RBS
Billboards around the country proudly announce the Royal Bank of Scotland’s 14 vague commitments to improve customer services. So, we have launched an alternative People’s Charter for RBS, outlining a…
Royal Bank of Sustainability
I just came back from an inspiring couple of days in Brussels with Friends of the Earth communicators from across Europe.
Penguins run across Edinburgh
Friends of the Earth Scotland has ten runners in the Chris Hoy Edinburgh half marathon.
Reflections on Copenhagen
This week I’ve been forced to look back at the Copenhagen climate summit to prepare for an activist briefing session, and for a roundtable panel at the Political Studies Conference…