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The (non) future of oil and gas

The Westminster Committee's report into future of oil and gas fails to reflect reality of climate change.

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Is the Scottish Government working towards a Just Transition?

Scottish Government policy supports decarbonisation while also promoting increased extraction of fossil fuels. To achieve a Just Transition, what will it take to move beyond these contradictory positions?

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Scotland’s Just Transition and the ‘Gilets Jaunes’

In the light of 'Gilet Jaunes' protests, it is clear that radical change, organising, democratic ownership, and government intervention are essential parts of the transition to a low carbon economy.

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Discussing a Just Transition for workers in Aberdeen

UCU hosted a seminar to discuss the potential for a transformation that protects workers.

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Shell’s 50th anniversary in the North Sea – 50 years of climate change

Is there really much to celebrate as Shell reach 50 years of working in the North Sea?

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A just transition to low carbon can drive economic transformation

How can this radical, necessary transformation be made to happen in a fair way?

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For decent work and climate justice

This event during the Bonn climate conference allowed environmentalists and trade unionists to work out their shared agenda for a Just Transition to a low carbon economy.

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Working together for a just transition away from fossil fuels

Although the issue doesn’t feature on the official agenda, the 23rd United Nations climate talks, hosted by Fiji, and held in Bonn, is being dubbed ‘the Just Transition Conference.’ While the official negotiations focus on contentious issues of the implementation of the Paris Agreement – in a process where historic and current global injustices are...

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The greenest ever Programme for Government?

Scotland's new Programme for Government contains a number of very significant steps forward on climate change and the environment.

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