Research & Briefings
Read our briefings and analysis on key environmental issues
Aggregates tax consultation response
This response sets out our position on a devolved aggregates tax and notes several areas for attention which are important to consider.
Response to the circular economy bill consultation
Our response to the Scottish Government’s consultation on the Circular Economy Bill and Route Map.
Onshore conventional oil & gas call for evidence – FoES response
A position of no support for onshore conventional oil and gas extraction must therefore be adopted, and enforced through the licensing regime and the new National Planning Framework 4.
FoES response to Scottish Government coal consultation
Response to UK Action Plan on Aarhus Convention
The letter is in response to the UK and Devolved Administrations Action Plan in relation to the UK’s compliance with the Aarhus Convention.
Objection to Peterhead power station
Submission to Scottish Government urging them to reject application for a new gas-fired power station.
National Planning Framework 4 Consultation Response
Response to the Draft Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products and Oxo-degradable Plastic Products) (Scotland) Regulations
Friends of the Earth Scotland’s response Draft Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products and Oxo-degradable Plastic Products) (Scotland) Regulations 2021.