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January

2021

Climate

Report: Carbon Capture & Storage

Tyndall Centre report:  A Review of the Role of Fossil Fuel-Based Carbon Capture and Storage in the Energy System, January 2021 With significant reliance being placed on Carbon Capture and Storage technology in Scottish and UK Government climate plans, together with Global Witness we commissioned research from the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research.  The...

08

January

2021

Climate Change Plan Update Must Deliver Transformational Change

In December 2020 the Scottish Government launched an update to its Climate Change Plan – the document setting out the actions Scotland will take to achieve our climate targets. Ahead of the publication of the draft Climate Change Plan update, Friends of the Earth Scotland created this document which sets out the transformative policies  we...

05

January

2021

Waste

Response to ‘Introducing market restrictions on problematic single-use plastic items in Scotland

Friends of the Earth Scotland’s response to the Scottish Government’s consultation on introducing market restrictions on single-use plastic items in Scotland. Given that urgent action is needed to tackle the plastic crisis, Friends of the Earth Scotland fully supports the ban on single-use products listed under the consultation (excluding those needed for medical use and...

08

December

2020

Miscellaneous

A Green Jobs Recovery Budget

Every year, the Scottish Government sets out its budget – indicating how it intends to spend money the following financial year. This document sets out the policy and spending priorities Friends of the Earth Scotland believe should be at the heart of the Scottish Government’s budget for 2021/22 – with a focus on delivering a...

01

October

2020

Air Pollution

Aberdeen Low Emission Zone consultation response

Aberdeen's LEZ must be a large area which applies to all vehicle types and be accompanied by a range of sustainable transport measures

29

September

2020

Just Transition

Offshore: Oil and gas workers’ views on industry conditions and the energy transition

Report shares survey results and testimonies of offshore oil and gas workers on industry conditions, life offshore generally and the energy transition.

27

September

2020

Waste

Incineration Briefing

This briefing sets out why we believe there should be a moratorium on building new incinerators in Scotland.

25

September

2020

Just Transition

Just Transition Partnership 2021 Manifesto

Just Transition Partnership Manifesto for Scottish Parliament elections in 2021

20

September

2020

Climate

Letter of concern to Scottish Government about Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS)

Letter to Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change, and Land Reform and Minister for Energy, Connectivity, and the Islands. Our organisations are deeply concerned about the possibility of Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS) being developed in Scotland and included in the forthcoming Climate Change Plan update. BECCS technologies to capture carbon dioxide from...