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Delivering a Just Transition to Net Zero and Climate Resilience

To keep the global temperature rise below 1.5℃, a rapid phase out of fossil fuels, towards renewables must happen this decade. Friends of the Earth Scotland believe the urgent need to transform our economy in this way is an opportunity to build a fairer and more equal Scotland.

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Rising Energy Prices and the Cost of Living Crisis

There is an urgent need for intervention to provide immediate support to people hit by the
cost of living rises as well as to drive a rapid overhaul of our energy system away from fossil fuels towards publicly-owned, affordable renewable energy to prevent both social and climate crises in the future.

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Onshore conventional oil & gas call for evidence – FoES response

A position of no support for onshore conventional oil and gas extraction must therefore be adopted, and enforced through the licensing regime and the new National Planning Framework 4.

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FoES response to Scottish Government coal consultation

Our submission to the Scottish Government call for evidence regarding coal extraction. Friends of the Earth Scotland is calling on the Scottish Government to ban any future coal extraction in…

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Response to UK Action Plan on Aarhus Convention

The letter is in response to the UK and Devolved Administrations Action Plan in relation to the UK’s compliance with the Aarhus Convention.

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Objection to Peterhead power station

Submission to Scottish Government urging them to reject application for a new gas-fired power station.

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Report: Hydrogen’s role in Scotland’s climate journey

A new report exposing the inefficiencies, soaring costs and the threat posed to renewable energy supplies by hydrogen technology.

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The case for consumption-based targets

The Circular Economy Bill, currently being consulted on by the Scottish Government, is a timely opportunity to establish consumption-based targets for Scotland. Read our paper on why this is important.

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Annual Review 2021-2022

Friends of the Earth Scotland Annual Review 2020-21

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