Filter By

For press enquiries, contact:

Tel: 0131 243 2715
Email :

Council elections key moment in tackling the climate crisis

Environmental campaigners say the upcoming council elections are going to be significant in tackling the climate crisis, and are calling on all parties to make policies on transport and waste…

Read more

IPCC climate report shows ‘economic system is incompatible with life on earth’

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…

Read more

IPCC report is stark reminder of reality of the climate emergency

The report confirms that the impacts of climate breakdown are more widespread, happening much sooner and having more devastating consequences than previously predicted.

Read more

Offshore wind auction reaction

Welcome for offshore wind expansion but successful bidders must not be allowed to evade their responsibilities to communities and workers.

Read more

Another “nail in the coffin” for Cambo

Reaction to the announcement by Siccar Point Energy that they have “paused” the Cambo development, following Shell’s withdrawal last week. Friends of the Earth Scotland’s Head of Campaigns Mary Church…

Read more
Climate campaigners urge MSPs for a strong Climate Change Bill

Scottish Budget Reaction: ‘useful steps’ on climate emergency

Climate action boosted by transport funding but home insulation investment should be larger.

Read more

Climate progress report calls for Plan B on carbon capture

Advisors say the Scottish Government must deliver urgent climate transformations across the economy.

Read more
Scottish Parliament

Scotland must get on with the fossil fuel transition after COP26, Holyrood committee hears

Campaigners called on Scottish Government to focus on domestic efforts and create a credible plan to cut climate pollution and deliver a just transition away from oil and gas this decade.

Read more

First Minister Signals Opposition to Cambo Oil Field

Reacting to the First Minister’s comments in Holyrood today, Friends of the Earth Scotland Head of Campaigns Mary Church said: “We welcome the First Minister’s acknowledgement that there is no…

Read more