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November

2018

Environmental Rights

Overcoming Barriers to Public Interest Litigation in Scotland

The report from leading NGOs explores why there is a lack of strategic court action in Scotland and suggests recommendations to address this.

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November

2018

Air Pollution

FoES’ Edinburgh Council transport transformation consultation response (Nov 2018)

Friends of the Earth Scotland’s response to Edinburgh City Council’s ‘Connecting our City, Transforming our Places’ consultation. We support the ambitious proposals and believe that a Low Emission Zone can help cut toxic air pollution in the city. The responses to this consultation will help shape: Edinburgh City Centre Transformation – an action plan for...

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November

2018

Divestment

How Local Government Pension Funds are failing to protect themselves from the financial risks of climate change. (Nov 2018)

The Lothian and Strathclyde Pension Funds, run by Edinburgh and Glasgow Councils, were found to be failing to take adequate action to protect their £27.1 billion investments from climate risks.

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November

2018

Climate

Scotland’s role in delivering the Paris Agreement: Tyndall Centre report, May 2018

To inform targets for Scotland’s new Climate Change Bill, we commissioned this report from the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research on Scotland’s fair share of global emissions to deliver the Paris Agreement.

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November

2018

Climate

Response to the Scottish National Investment Bank Bill Consultation (Oct 2018)

Our response to the Scottish Government consultation on a Bill to create the Scottish National Investment Bank.

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October

2018

YFoES Network Co-ordinator

Job description for Young Friends of the Earth Scotland Network Co-ordinator

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October

2018

Climate

2040 climate newspapers

Climate newspapers from 2040.

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September

2018

Waste

Response to the consultation on a Deposit Return Scheme for Scotland

Summary the Deposit Return Scheme should apply to all drinks, including both ‘on the go’ and more general products, and should apply to all container materials the deposit level should be at least 15p and preferably 20p the rate of the producer fee should be varied to incentivise manufacturers to use the most appropriate materials the public...

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September

2018

Divestment

Divest Fracking – How UK councils are banking on dirty gas.

This report reveals the extent of UK council investments in the fracking industry