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June

2018

Air Pollution

Letter to Glasgow Council on Low Emission Zone

Ahead of Glasgow City Council meeting to discuss the city’s Low Emission Zone in which they will set a date for all vehicles to be compliant with the Zone, nine health and environment organisations and over 350 members of the public have signed an open letter calling on the Council to: ensure that all vehicles...

14

May

2018

Parliamentary Officer job description

14

May

2018

Development Manager job description

14

May

2018

Job application form and data protection notice

09

May

2018

Board member job description, code of conduct and nomination form

08

May

2018

Environmental Rights

Intervention in judicial review of fracking ban

Our public interest intervention in INEOS and Reach Coal Seam Gas’ judicial review of the Scottish Government’s decision to ban fracking as submitted to the Court of Session. Our intervention argues that not only is the ban on fracking lawful, but that the Scottish Government is arguably required to ban fracking in order to meet...

12

April

2018

Air Pollution

Parliamentary briefing – air pollution debate

A briefing ahead of the Scottish Parliament debate on the ECCLR Committee’s air quality report on 17th April, with a special focus on the need to improve plans for Glasgow’s Low Emission Zone. Key points in tackling Scotland’s illegal air pollution 1. Air pollution is still killing off around 2,500 people a year in Scotland...

10

April

2018

Climate

Open letter from climate scientists to Scottish Government on net-zero emissions target

A dozen of the world’s leading climate scientists have published an open letter urging the Scottish Government to set a new target of net-zero emissions by 2050 at the latest in the upcoming Climate Change Bill.   “As scientists and researchers working on climate change and how to address it, we are all too familiar...

09

April

2018

Just Transition

Proposals for the Just Transition Commission

In creating a Just Transition Commission, as announced in September 2017, the Scottish Government has an opportunity to set out a path for a radical and fair transformation of the Scottish economy, moving towards both eliminating greenhouse gas emissions and greater social justice and environmental sustainability. To drive these changes forwards, it will need to...