Why Scotland needs an Environmental Rights Centre

This new institution will help use the law to protect the places and people they care about

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Oil giant Shell in Dutch court over climate

Judges will hear how Shell’s expansion of oil and gas is at odds with need to cut climate emissions.

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Can the law save the planet?

A very important legal case in the Netherlands shows the power of the law in protecting the planet.

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Brexit threat to the environment

Our environmental progress could be under threat if we leave the European Union.

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The price of protecting the environment

Every week four people around the world are killed defending their communities and environment.

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INEOS legal challenge of fracking ban opens in Court

Ineos’ judicial review of the Scottish Government’s ban on fracking opens

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Why we are going to court to protect the fracking ban

Scotland’s fracking ban is vital – and arguably legally required – in the fight against catastrophic climate change.

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An Environmental Rights Centre for Scotland

We are working with Scottish Environment LINK to build support for an Environmental Rights Centre for Scotland which could play an important role navigating the complexities of the legal and planning system.

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EU departure means a tough fight to protect our environment

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