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Upcoming events


01st December 2019, 1:00 pm - 09:00 PM

Putting people & planet first: from Chile to Glasgow

STUC, 333 Woodlands Road, Glasgow G3 6NG

Drop in day of talks & workshops on solidarity, international solutions and organising for climate justice as UN climate talks begin in Madrid.
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01st December 2019, 6:30 pm - 08:30 PM

Nae Pasaran! film screening

STUC, 333 Woodlands Road, Glasgow G3 6NG
The remarkable story of the solidarity shown by Scottish workers to Chileans in 1974, against the military coup. Followed by discussion on how we show solidarity with Chileans protesting injustice and inequality today.
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Past Events


02nd November 2019, 7:00 pm - 11:59 PM

Climate Emergency Ceilidh

Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh

A ceilidh to celebrate activism and to raise funds for Scottish Youth Climate Strike, Refugee Survival Trust and Friends of the Earth Scotland; dancing, soaring music and hearty friendship.

With room for 300 dancers, we've a full ceilidh with three hours of dances and calling by Hud Yer Wheesht.

21st October 2019, 6:30 pm - 08:00 PM

Resisting Extractivism, Mega-mining and Climate Chaos in Chile

Unite the Union building, Glasgow

Hear from Lucio Cuenca, one of Latin America’s leading environmental defenders. He's helping fight back against international mining companies and working to amplify people's voices at the UN Climate Conference in Chile this year.

04th October 2019, 5:00 pm - 06th October 2019, 4:00 pm

Young Friends of the Earth Scotland Skill Share & AGM

Laurieston Hall, Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway

This weekend will provide an opportunity to share skills, resources, ideas and experiences, learn collectively and meet like-minded young people aged 16-30 from across Scotland. It doesn't matter whether you’ve been campaigning for years or are just taking your first steps into activism, this weekend is open to you!

28th September 2019, 8:30 pm - 11:00 PM

Anthropocene: Take One Action Film Festival (Edinburgh)

Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh

Spanning numerous countries, Anthropocene lays bare the gashes, wounds and irreparable marks of industrialisation and extraction, revealing how our mania for conquest defines our relationship to the Earth — and how we have created a global epidemic.

27th September 2019, 7:30 pm - 09:30 PM

Anthropocene: Take One Action Film Festival (Glasgow)

CCA, 350 Sauciehall Street, Glasgow

Spanning numerous countries, Anthropocene lays bare the gashes, wounds and irreparable marks of industrialisation and extraction, revealing how our mania for conquest defines our relationship to the Earth — and how we have created a global epidemic.

21st September 2019, 9:00 am - 08:00 PM

Global Justice Now Exhibition: Together We Are Powerful – Stories of Resistance

Customs Lane, 1 Customs Wharf, Edinburgh

Together We Are Powerful is a unique exhibition collecting images and artefacts from decades of creative activism as communities around the world, from Scotland to the global south, rally against big business and demand that human lives come before corporate profit.

20th September 2019, 11:00 am - 04:00 PM

Come to the #ClimateStrikes

Multiple locations across Scotland.

Millions of school children across the world have been walking out of lessons every Friday to strike for climate action. The children are marching for their future. On Friday 20th September, they’re asking adults to join them. We're in. Are you?

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31st August 2019, 12:00 pm - 02:00 PM

Mothers Rise Up

outside St Giles Cathedral, Royal Mile, Edinburgh
Join Edinburgh parents to unfurl a giant banner emblazoned with the words ‘For the Love of Our Children Act Now.’ The banner is being passed from one group of parents to the next as part of a nationwide protest that will zigzag across the United Kingdom over the summer. Non-parents welcome too!

16th August 2019, 2:00 pm - 18th August 2019, 4:00 pm

Summer Weekender


Join us in Biggar, South Lanarkshire for the campaigning event of the year.

A three day climate festival, designed to leave you feeling inspired, motivated and connected.

Accessibility information: The event is family-friendly with wheelchair-accessible rooms and facilities.

25th June 2019, 6:30 pm - 08:30 PM

Webinar: False Climate Solutions

Online

This webinar will discuss some of the problems of relying on unproven technology to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere to tackle climate change. This includes the impacts on people and the planet of the large scale deployment of BioEnergy with Carbon Capture and storage. We will also consider what real solutions look like.

Join via the free online meeting platform Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/775725098

22nd June 2019, 2:00 pm - 04:00 PM

Prof. Kevin Anderson talk

Can meaningful hope spring from revealing the depth of our climate failure?

We are delighted to welcome our special guest speaker Kevin Anderson, Professor of Energy and Climate Change (Tyndall Centre).

He will discuss what the Paris Agreement means in terms of cutting climate emissions equitably, the risks of speculative but 'politically palatable' technologies and whether the emergence of new and vociferous climate constituencies gives cause for hope.

Lecture Theatre G.03,
50 George Square
Edinburgh EH8 9JX

22nd June 2019, 10:00 am - 04:00 PM

Annual General Meeting 2019

All FoES' members are invited to our AGM.

The AGM is an opportunity for members to influence our direction and elect members of our Board. This event gives you a chance to meet the team, to learn about our campaigns and strengthen your connections with other members.

City of Edinburgh Methodist Church
25 Nicolson Square
EH8 9BX

11th June 2019, 1:00 pm - 02:00 PM

Support the 20mph Bill

Come to the Scottish Parliament to show your support for the 20mph Bill.

This new law would change the default speed limit to 20mph. This would make Scotland's streets safer for pedestrians and people cycling.

Gather to remind our politicians that lives will continue to be lost if this Bill isn't passed.

05th June 2019, 12:00 pm - 01:00 PM

Protest for publicly-owned buses for Scotland

Protest for publicly-owned buses for Scotland

The Transport Bill going through Parliament could deliver real improvements to bus services across Scotland. Join us to put pressure on politicians and demand clean, green, affordable, reliable publicly-owned buses for everyone.

Outside the Scottish Parliament.

04th June 2019, 6:30 pm - 07:30 PM

Webinar: Scotland’s New Public Bank

Online
Nicola Sturgeon says she’s creating a Scottish National Investment Bank to tackle climate change, but the Bill to create the Bank has no ethical or environmental elements.

Could a public bank help the Just Transition and can we get MSP’s to make it happen?

Join via https://zoom.us/j/451401204 or by calling 0203 695 0088 and using the meeting ID ‘451-401-204’

Visit www.foe.scot/divestment for more about the campaign.

29th May 2019, 7:00 pm - 08:45 PM

Public Meeting: Divest Edinburgh and the Lothians

Quaker Meeting House
House Victoria Terrace
7 Victoria Terrace
Edinburgh
EH1 2JL
United Kingdom

20th May 2019, 12:30 pm - 02:00 PM

Investing for positive change: Church of Scotland and divestment

St Columba's-by-the-Castle
14 Johnston Terrace,
Edinburgh

16th May 2019, 7:00 pm - 09:00 PM

A Just Transition for Scotland

Augustine United Church
41 George IV Bridge
Edinburgh
EH1 1EL

15th May 2019, 6:30 pm - 07:30 PM

Webinar: Fossil Free MSP Pensions

Online
MSPs currently invest millions in fossil fuels, including oil company Shell and mining giant BHP Billiton. Join our webinar to find out how we can change this!

We will give an introduction to the issue, get inspiration from successful divestment campaigns around the world, and hear advice about what you can do to get your MSP's help where you are.

Join at https://zoom.us/j/404767548 or by calling 0203 695 0088 and using the meeting ID ‘404-767-548’.

13th May 2019, 6:30 pm - 08:00 PM

Webinar: the climate emergency – how do we respond?

Online
What does Scotland actually need to do to act on the climate emergency?

Join us for a special online session to find out all the latest developments, what needs to happen next and how you can make a difference.

13th April 2019, 10:00 am - 04:30 PM

Divest Scotland Activist Gathering

Accessibility Info
This venue is wheelchair accessible.

Renfield St Stephens Centre
260 Bath Street
G2 4JP
Glasgow

02nd April 2019, 12:30 pm - 02:00 PM

Climate Rally – we’re running out of time!

The Scottish Parliament
Holyrood
EH99 1SP
Edinburgh

26th March 2019, 6:00 pm - 08:00 PM

Tackling Air Pollution in Aberdeen

Sir Ian Wood Building
Room N242
Sir Ian Wood Building
Robert Gordon University
Garthdee
AB10 7GJ

20th March 2019, 7:30 pm - 09:30 PM

Climate, Transport & Cycling – a Spokes event

Accessibility Info
Wheelchair users should use Chapel Street entrance. Reception staff will guide you to the lecture room.

Edinburgh University
Appleton Tower,
11 Crichton Street,
Edinburgh EH8 9LE

17th March 2019, 10:30 am - 01:00 PM

Climate Activism Workshop – Aberdeen

Accessibility Info
**The venue is wheelchair accessible**


Garden Room
Queen's Cross
Albyn Place
AB10 1YN
Aberdeen

15th March 2019, 7:00 pm - 09:00 PM

Climate, Justice and Aberdeen

Accessibility Info
**The venue is wheelchair accessible**

University of Aberdeen
University of Aberdeen
King's College
AB24 3FX
Aberdeen

15th March 2019, 12:00 am - 12:00 AM

Climate Week North East

Various venues in Aberdeen city & shire

11th March 2019, 6:30 pm - 08:00 PM

WEBINAR: What’s going on with the climate bill?!

Online
Webinar will take place on Zoom

09th March 2019, 7:00 pm - 11:59 PM

Spring Ceilidh

Accessibility Info
wheelchair accessible

Spring Ceilidh
Greyfriars Kirk, Greyfriars Place, EH1 2QQ, Edinburgh

07th March 2019, 5:45 pm - 08:00 PM

Zero Carbon Scotland: what must we do? And how quickly can we do it justly?


Room G1
Paterson's Land
Holyrood Rd / St John's St
EH8 8AQ
Edinburgh

05th March 2019, 7:00 pm - 09:00 PM

Aberdeen Climate Cafe – the Climate Change Bill

Accessibility Info
Venue is wheelchair accessible (room accessed via lift)

Belmont Filmhouse
49 Belmont St,
Aberdeen
AB10 1JS

30th January 2019, 8:00 pm - 09:00 PM

Ecopedagogy: Matthew Crighton – A Just Transition To Zero Waste

Locavore CIC
349 Victoria Road
Glasgow
G42 7SA

23rd January 2019, 5:30 pm - 08:30 PM

Plastic Packaging Challenge

University of Edinburgh
50 George Square Room G.06
University of Edinburgh, EH8 9JU Edinburgh, United Kingdom

22nd January 2019, 7:00 pm - 08:30 PM

Working Together For A Just Future

Edinburgh Central Mosque

50 Potterrow, EH8 9BT Edinburgh, United Kingdom

25th November 2018, 12:00 pm - 02:00 PM

Let’s take action on Aberdeen’s air pollution


Outside Marks and Spencer
St Nicholas St (Union St paved area)
Aberdeen
AB10 1BU

03rd November 2018, 12:30 pm - 01:30 PM

Can the left now speak clearly on climate change? (Radical Book Fair)

Assembly Roxy
2 Roxburgh Place,
EH8 9SU
Edinburgh,
United Kingdom

30th October 2018, 6:30 pm - 08:30 PM

Prof. Kevin Anderson climate talk

50 George Sq Lecture Theatre G.03
University of Edinburgh
50 George Square
Edinburgh
EH8 9JU

20th October 2018, 7:00 pm - 12:00 AM

Harvest Ceilidh

Accessibility Info
Wheelchair accessible

Greyfriars Kirk
1 Greyfriars Place
Edinburgh EH1 2QQ

19th September 2018, 10:30 am - 03:00 PM

SCCS Mass Climate Lobby

Scottish Parliament
Holyrood Road
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

14th August 2018, 7:30 pm - 09:30 PM

SCCS Climate Workshop

Threshold Centre
St. John's Episcopal Church
Princes Street
Perth
PH2 8LJ

24th June 2018, 2:00 pm - 29th June 2018, 4:30 pm

Climate Action Workshop Stirling

Codebase Stirling
8-10 Corn Exchange Road
Stirling
FK8 2HU

23rd June 2018, 2:00 pm - 04:30 PM

Climate Action Workshop Dumfries

The Stove
100 High Street
Dumfries
DG1 2BN

23rd June 2018, 2:00 pm - 04:30 PM

SCCS Climate Action Workshop Irvine

Harbour Arts Centre
114-116 Harbour Street
Irvine
KA12 8PZ

17th June 2018, 2:00 pm - 04:30 PM

Climate Action Workshop Inverness

Eden Court
Bishops Road
Inverness
IV3 5SA

16th June 2018, 2:00 pm - 04:30 PM

SCCS Climate Action Workshop Glasgow

Renfield St Stephens Centre
260 Bath Street
Glasgow
G2 4JP



16th June 2018, 12:00 am - 24th June 2018, 12:00 am

Pop-Up Parks


Edinburgh, Glasgow and a city near you!

10th June 2018, 2:00 pm - 04:30 PM

Climate Action Workshop Dundee

DCA
152 Nethergate
Dundee
DD1 4DY

09th June 2018, 2:00 pm - 04:30 PM

Climate Action Workshop Aberdeen

Accessibility Info
Fully accessible for wheelchair users

Belmont Filmhouse
49 Belmont Street
Aberdeen
AB10 1JS

03rd June 2018, 4:00 pm - 06:00 PM

Climate Action Workshop Birnam

Accessibility Info
Fully accessible for wheelchair users

Birnam Arts Centre
Station Road, Birnam
Dunkeld PH8 0DS

03rd June 2018, 2:00 pm - 04:30 PM

SCCS Climate Action Workshop Edinburgh

Accessibility Info
Fully wheelchair accessible

Grassmarket Project
86 Candlemaker Row, Grassmarket
Edinburgh
EH1 2QA

10th March 2018, 7:00 pm - 12:00 AM

40th Anniversary Ceilidh

Accessibility Info
This event is fully wheelchair accessible.

Greyfriar's Kirk
1 Greyfriars Place, EH1 2QQ, Edinburgh

28th February 2018, 7:00 pm - 09:00 PM

Biofuels Discussion

Friends of the Earth Glasgow & Glasgow University Climate Action Society
Lecture Room B
Boyd Orr Building
G12 8QR Glasgow

24th October 2017, 12:45 pm - 05:30 PM

Fracking Ban Vote rally

Accessibility Info
Please contact us on 0131 243 2713 if you plan to attend and have any acccessibility requirements.


Outside the Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh EH99 1SP

16th October 2017, 7:00 pm - 09:00 PM

Film Screening: Merchants of Doubt

Accessibility Info
Not wheelchair accessible

Film Screening: Merchants of Doubt
Bourdon Building
167 Renfrew Street
Glasgow
G3 6RQ

14th October 2017, 10:00 am - 06:00 PM

Young FoE Scotland AGM


Glasgow Autonomous Space
53 Kilbirnie St
Glasgow
G5 8JD

13th October 2017, 12:00 am - 14th October 2017, 12:00 am

Days of Action for Climate Justice

Days of Action for Climate Justice
Throughout Scotland

27th September 2017, 3:30 pm - 09:00 PM

Young Friends of the Earth Tayside and Fife Launch Event


Dudhope Multicultural Centre, Dundee
5 St Mary Place,
Dundee
DD1 5RB

18th September 2017, 6:30 pm - 09:00 PM

Edinburgh: Divest from fossil fuels

Edinburgh: Divest from fossil fuels
University of Edinburgh LLC Graduate School
50 George Square
EH8 9LH
Edinburgh

14th September 2017, 5:00 pm - 07:00 PM

Coffee & Climate Change

Coffee and Climate Change
Offshore Cafe
3 Gibson St
Glasgow
G12 8NU

07th September 2017, 5:30 pm - 07:30 PM

Cake NOT Climate Change

Cake NOT Climate Change
Ostara Cafe
52 Coburg Street
Edinburgh
EH6 6HJ

05th September 2017, 7:00 pm - 09:00 PM

What’s next for Scotland’s Climate Ambition?

What’s next for Scotland’s Climate Ambition?
Stirling Methodist Church
Queen Street
Stirling
FK8 1HN