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Transport Bill Stage 1 Debate Briefing (April 2019)

1st April 2019, by Gavin Thomson

Briefing ahead of the Scottish Parliament Stage 1 Debate of the Transport Bill. 

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Divest Scotland – Briefing for MSPs

15th March 2019, by Ric Lander

Divest Scotland is a campaign building support for the Scottish Government, and the Scottish Parliament itself, to invest in a sustainable future, free from fossil fuels, including: The Scottish National Investment Bank Bill must put the transition to a zero carbon economy at the heart of the Bank’s work and rule out investing in fossil...

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Workplace Parking Levies Parliamentary Briefing (Feb 2019)

20th February 2019, by Gavin Thomson

This Levy will help fulfil goals across the political spectrum including tackling air pollution, reducing climate emissions and funding public transport.

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Letter in support of Workplace Parking Levy

12th February 2019, by Gavin Thomson

Transport and environmental campaigners have written to leaders of political parties expressing support for the Workplace Parking Levy proposals.

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Just Transition Parliamentary Briefing (Jan 2019)

14th January 2019, by Mary Church

JTP Briefing for MSPs ahead of Just Transition Debate Jan 2019

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Submission to Parliament on the new Climate Change Bill

29th August 2018, by Caroline Rance

Friends of the Earth Scotland’s submission to the Scottish Parliament Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform committee on the new Climate Change Bill. Our key points: The Climate Change Bill fails to deliver its objective of raising ambition to deliver the Paris Agreement Its proposed targets require almost no extra effort to 2030, and only modest...

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Submission to Scottish Affairs Committee on the Future of the Oil & Gas Industry

13th July 2018, by Mary Church

Our submission to the Westminster Scottish Affairs Committee Inquiry on the Future of the Oil and Gas Industry. Our key points are: the most important challenge for the oil and gas industry is how it can adapt and respond constructively to the requirement to stop burning fossil fuels in order to avoid catastrophic consequences of...

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Paving the Way for a Just Transition

26th June 2018, by Mary Church

In Autumn 2018 progress is anticipated on three Scottish Government commitments that are critical to driving forward action to deliver a low carbon economy: the Just Transition Commission a Scottish National Investment Bank, and a publically owned energy company This briefing for MSPs summarises the thinking of the Just Transition Partnership in relation to these,...

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Letter to MPs about Heathrow third runway

22nd June 2018, by Caroline Rance

Ahead of a crucial Westminster vote on whether to approve the Heathrow third runway we, together with Friends of the Earth England, Wales and Northern Ireland, wrote to all Scottish MPs urging them to vote against this disastrous project. Our key points are: Expanding aviation is incompatible with our commitment to tackling climate change and the...

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