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Scotland is recycling less and increasing incineration, new stats reveal

New statistics reveal that Scotland recycled less and sent more waste to incineration in 2021 than 2018. SEPA did not publish complete datasets for 2019 or 2020 because of the…

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Divestment Day of Action: Protests across the UK urge investors to stop investing in the climate crisis

Councils, pension funds and financial institutions are being urged to take action to simultaneously address the crises of fuel poverty, climate breakdown and energy security by fossil fuel divestment groups across the UK.

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3 people holding signs as part of a 'no carbon markets' protest inside COP26 in Glasgow 2022.

IPCC climate report shows urgent need to end fossil fuels

Environmental campaigners have said that the latest UN climate report makes clear that governments must say no to new fossil fuels and tackle an economic system that is speeding us…

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Flares light up the sky at night, Mossmorran, Fife.

Budget: Carbon capture funding is massive handout to polluters

Climate campaigners have said that the UK Government decision to pledge £20 billion over the next 20 years to the carbon capture industry is a ‘massive handout’ to rich oil…

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‘Legacy of failure’ of carbon capture highlighted by climate campaigners

The industry is only succeeding in capturing public money, because it is certainly not capturing carbon. We must stop subsidising these hugely profitable polluters.

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Offshore workers’ demands take on Government inaction and industry profiteering

Workers, climate groups and trade unions back a new plan that would deliver a just transition away from fossil fuels to protect jobs, communities and climate.

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Deposit Return: over 90% of drinks products registered to take part in scottish recycling scheme 

Two billion drinks containers are set to be included in the scheme which launches in August.

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SNP voters back rapid move away from oil & gas, polling shows

First Minister candidates are urged to speed progress towards a fair and fast energy transition for workers and communities

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Deposit return scheme support should end delay calls

Campaigners have welcomed the news that small businesses will be supported to launch Scotland’s deposit return scheme on time this year in August 2023.

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