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April

2021

Waste

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.

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April

2021

Parliamentary Officer Job Description

12

April

2021

Public Affairs Manager Job Description

06

April

2021

Divestment

Divest Scotland Campaign: 2021 Briefing

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. Open the latest Campaign Briefing on Google Docs here.

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March

2021

10 questions to ask your candidates

Do you want to find out how your election candidate’s climate credentials stack up? Not sure what questions to ask when you get the chance? Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. While it’s unlikely we’ll see a return to candidates and campaign teams knocking on doors during the elections this year, you might still...

24

March

2021

Scottish Parliament elections 2021 – ideas for parties

Ahead of the Scottish Parliament elections in May, Friends of the Earth Scotland is asking candidates and parties to support policies that would transform our economy, tackling the climate emergency and creating green jobs. This page contains a short summary of these ideas across 4 key areas: • Launching a publicly-owned renewable energy company, generating...

18

March

2021

Miscellaneous

Guide to organising an election debate

Election debates can be a great way to find out what your local candidates think on climate issues, and give local voters a chance to hear from the people bidding to be their MSP.  There are lots of reasons to organise a climate debate. A few include: It’s a chance to put your questions to...

08

March

2021

MSPs will have the chance to debate a cross-party report, from 4 Scottish Parliament committees, into the Scottish Government’s Draft Climate Change Plan update. The committees reports reflected the significant concerns Friends of the Earth Scotland has raised related to the update. This briefing, sent to MSPs ahead of the debate, called for MSPs to...

23

February

2021

Divesting to Protect Our Pensions and the Planet, 2021 Report

This report and accompanying Scotland briefing sets out the fossil fuel investments of local government pension funds, building on similar work carried out in 2015 and 2017. It looks into the detail of how specific fossil fuel companies are driving the climate crisis and puts forward a case for action. The analysis, carried out by...