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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...

18

September

2020

Climate

Hydrogen briefing

Explaining the threats posed by Hydrogen technologies - blue, grey, green - to Scotland's action on climate change.

09

September

2020

Just and Green Recovery

A Green Jobs Recovery

As Scotland faces rising and record levels of unemployment in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, our paper sets out how climate action and green jobs can contribute to a Just and Green Recovery in Scotland. Urgent government intervention is required to boost investment, to create good jobs for the thousands of people made unemployed...

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August

2020

Just and Green Recovery

Programme for Government 2020 briefing

Every year the Scottish Government sets out its plans for the coming year in the “Programme for Government”. This year’s Programme for Government comes at an important moment.  The impacts of COVID-19 have plunged us into multiple crises. On top of the catastrophic health impacts, Scotland is entering a recession, with thousands of jobs lost...

25

August

2020

Just Transition

Just Transition Partnership Letter to the Scottish Government

Just Transition Partnership letter to Scottish Goverment Cabinet Secretaries regarding Just Transition Commission recommendations and Programme for Government.

11

August

2020

Just and Green Recovery

Briefing on the Economic Recovery

On Wednesday 12 August, MSPs will debate the Scottish Government’s “Economic Recovery Implementation Plan”, setting out their plans to rebuild the economy from the impacts of Coronavirus. This briefing sets out Friends of the Earth Scotland’s view on the Scottish Government’s Economic Recovery Implementation Plan and some of the steps that must be taken to...

04

August

2020

Job Application Form

Friends of the Earth Scotland job application form.

30

July

2020

Climate

Our response to the Oil and Gas Authority consultation on proposals to revise the MER UK Strategy

This response demonstrates why Maximising Economic Recovery (MER) of oil and gas is incompatible with meeting our climate objectives. The inclusion of “net zero” is an insufficient change from the previous Strategy to meet our international climate commitments. The UK’s climate targets and approach to oil and gas extraction must be aligned with our Paris...