Why Climate Change is an LGBTQ+ Issue

As LGBTQ+ History Month 2020 draws to a close, queer* members of Young Friends of the Earth Scotland reflect on climate change as an LGBTQ+ issue.

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Activists protest against fracking at Grangemouth

Out of time on oil

A new report on the gap between the climate change goals and oil and gas ambitions shows that the current double-think can’t go on.

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Car obsessed transport policy has to change

Scottish Government’s draft climate change plan is supposed to show how each sector of the economy is going to help cut overall emissions by 66% by 2030. Traffic predictions suggest transport isn’t planning on doing its fair share.

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Transport needs to go back to the drawing board on climate change

Transport is the largest sector of climate emissions for Scotland. Unfortunately, the Government department responsible don’t seem to have any innovative thinking on how to head off demand or encourage walking, cycling or public transport.

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Let’s be climate leaders in 2017

Many people would rather forget 2016 and its catalogue of mistakes, disasters and deaths. The election of Trump poses a real threat to environmental progress and climate action. Richard looks ahead to a busy 2017 for climate campaigning and getting Scotland on the path to a fossil free future.

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Marrakech blog – Paris Agreement gets going but much to resolve

Ministers and heads of state came to the COP today. Finance has been a big issue with rich nations shirking responsibilities and scepticism that more money or action will emerge.

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Marrakech blog – urgent action needed and still possible despite Trump

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Fight Fracking for a Fossil Free Future

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EU departure means a tough fight to protect our environment

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