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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…

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Cambo: Billion pound ‘gamble’ risks our collective safety

New owners doesnt change the fact that Cambo oil field is bad for climate and household energy bills.

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UK Energy Strategy: new oil & gas is ‘unbelievably reckless’

The new UK Energy Strategy is criticised for expanding the production of climate-wrecking oil and gas.

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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…

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Offshore training standards recognition a ‘sign of progress’ but delivery and workers role is key

Training operators pledge to ‘identify duplication’ in standards as groups push to ease worker transition from oil & gas to renewables

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Campaigners call for more ambition as Government announces ‘latte levy’ plans

Campaigners are calling for more ambition as the Scottish Government announces the formation of an advisory group on charges on disposable coffee cups. Work on disposable cup charges was paused…

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a group of people holding flags around a stack of black barrels painted with white letter spelling out stop cambo. the river clyde and the Glasgow science museum are visible in the background

Cambo oil field: Licence extension keeps doomed project on ‘life support’

Criticism of UK Government decision to grant a 2 year extension to the licence to develop the controversial Cambo oil field.

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Youth climate protest as research reveals Falkirk Pensions invest £131million in fossil fuels

Environmental campaigners have today (30/3/22) revealed that the Falkirk Pension Fund has an estimated £131 million invested in coal, oil and gas companies which are driving climate breakdown, following a…

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Plans for Scotland’s largest incinerator go up in smoke

Environmental campaigners have hailed the news that plans for a major incinerator at Stonehouse in South Lanarkshire have been cancelled after sustained community opposition. Viridor, one of the UK’s biggest…

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