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09

April

2018

Just Transition

Proposals concerning the remit and powers of 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...

09

April

2018

Just Transition

What is the Just Transition Partnership calling for?

The Just Transition Partnership was set up by Friends of the Earth Scotland and the STUC in October 2016. It also includes WWF Scotland and the unions Unite, UNISON Scotland, UCU Scotland, CWU and PCS. It’s calling for a Just Transition in Scotland, moving to a modern low-carbon economy in ways which protect workers’ livelihoods, create...

25

March

2018

Air Pollution

Scottish Environment LINK’s Letter of Resignation to the Cleaner Air for Scotland Governance Group

Scottish Environment LINK has resigned from the Cleaner Air for Scotland’s Governance Group, citing their frustration and disappointment around delays in tackling air pollution, and poor input into Glasgow’s draft Low Emission Zone plans as key reasons. Friends of the Earth Scotland’s Air Pollution Campaigner Emilia Hanna, and Professor James Curran MBE, Honorary LINK fellow,...

20

March

2018

Air Pollution

Letter to Glasgow City Council re: Low Emission Zone

On Friday, Glasgow City Council published draft proposals for a Low Emission Zone which fall well short of the mark in delivering clean air. We, together with Friends of the Earth Glasgow, Cycling UK Scotland, Get Glasgow Moving, Global Justice Now, Stop Climate Chaos Scotland and WWF Scotland have written to the City’s Environment, Sustainability and Carbon Reduction City...

21

September

2017

Miscellaneous

How to… Lobby Your MSPs

Meeting your Members of the Scottish Parliament face-to-face is one of the most powerful things you can do to achieve policies and laws that protect our future. It’s easy and probably a lot less scary than you imagine; this supporter guide will show you how.

07

September

2017

Miscellaneous

How to write a Press Release

A brief guide on how to write a press release that will get you noticed.

07

September

2017

Miscellaneous

Fossil Free Image Elements

Four image files you can use to support your Climate Emergency campaign. [48MB download]

07

September

2017

Climate Justice Action Guide

05

September

2017

Air Pollution

Low Emission Zone Briefing

All our major cities in Scotland have unsafe and illegal levels of air pollution. Low Emission Zones are designated areas where vehicles are required to meet strict emissions standards or face a fine. Read our briefing about how LEZs would work in Scotland, and why they are an important step in Scotland’s fight against air...