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July

2020

Just Transition

Our response to the Just Transition Commission Call for Evidence

This consultation response sets out what Friends of the Earth Scotland believe are the economic and social opportunities and risks are as Scotland’s attempts to meet climate commitments. The response outlines groups that may be most vulnerable during the transition and calls for urgent action from the Scottish Government to realise a Just Transition. We...

23

June

2020

Just and Green Recovery

Briefing on the Advisory Group on Economic Recovery’s report

This briefing, sent ahead of a Parliamentary debate on the Advisory Group on Economic Recovery’s report, sets out why Friends of the Earth Scotland believes that the report falls far short of creating the vision for a green recovery and wellbeing economy that the Scottish Government is aiming for.  The Scottish Government’s economic recovery plans...

23

June

2020

Just and Green Recovery

Response to the Advisory Group on Economic Recovery

This document sets out Friends of the Earth Scotland’s response to the questions posed by the Scottish Government’s Advisory Group on Economic Recovery. The Advisory Group launched a consultation asking for suggestions on how Scotland’s economy could recover from the impacts of COVID-19. Our response sets out some of the measures that the Scottish Government...

15

June

2020

Just & Green Recovery Print At Home Posters

Posters to print at home and show your support for a Just and Green Recovery from coronavirus.

31

May

2020

Miscellaneous

Just and Green Recovery Letter to First Minister

Together with over 70 organisations in Scotland we’re calling for a Just and Green Recovery from coronavirus.

02

May

2020

Just Transition

The Just Transition Challenge in Scotland

The Just Transition Partnership submission to the Just Transition Commission ahead of their Interim Report.  The purpose of the Commission is to advise Scottish Ministers on how to apply Just Transition principles to Scotland. The outcomes referenced in these principles are: environmentally and socially sustainable jobs, sectors and economies; resource efficient and sustainable economic approaches...

30

April

2020

Climate

National Planning Framework Call for Ideas Response

Response to the National Planning Framework 4 - why it must help tackle the climate emergency, cut air pollution and create a circular economy

21

February

2020

Waste

Consumer Scotland Bill Stage Two

This briefing sets out why the new Consumer Scotland body should have a responsibility to reduce the consumption of natural resources. As global consumption continues to increase, there is more pressure than ever on the earth’s decreasing resources. However, there are growing inequalities in the world with European citizens consuming far more than our fair...

19

February

2020

Waste

Circular Economy Briefing

As global consumption continues to increase, there is more pressure than ever on the earth’s decreasing resources. However, there are growing inequalities in the world with European citizens consuming far more than our fair share of resources. That’s why we urgently need to transform the way we consume and manage resources in Scotland. This briefing...