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Scotland meets air pollution limits thanks to clean air zones

It’s been revealed that Scotland did not breach legal air pollution limits in 2022 for the first time, excluding the impact of lockdowns in 2020.

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Campaigners welcome end to peak rail pricing

We welcome the news that peak pricing will be removed on all Scotrail trains, announced today in the Scottish Government’s budget.

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‘Scathing judgement’ on Scottish climate plans from advisors

Environmental campaigners have said the the UK Committee on Climate Change has delivered a ‘scathing judgement’ of the Scottish Government’s climate efforts in their latest progress report published today (7/12/22)…

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Inverness city centre street to undergo radical change

Highland Council will revamp Academy Street in Inverness to reduce traffic and create space for walking and cycling.

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Transport campaigners protest for fair fares

Transport campaigners in Glasgow submitted a petition to the regional transport authority and asked them to use new bus powers to plan a connected, affordable bus network.

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Air quality watchdog says councils aren’t doing enough to protect health

Campaigners have welcomed a report from an independent body that reveals air pollution in Scotland isn’t being dealt with.

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Car Free Day: Campaigners call for action

Environmental campaigners say that all councils in Scotland should be working to reduce the numbers of cars on the road, as people across the country celebrate Car Free Day. Today…

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Programme for Government 2022-23 reaction

Commenting on the Scottish Programme for Government, Friends of the Earth Scotland’s head of campaigns Mary Church said: “There is a welcome recognition in the Programme for Government that the…

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New report shows link between air pollution and dementia

Campaigners say bold action to limit traffic is needed as a new report showing the links between air pollution and dementia is released.

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