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April

2022

Circular Economy

A manifesto for local authorities – 2022 Council Elections

This manifesto sets out some of the priorities for action that parties should champion in their manifestos, and the policies that should be taken to deliver them.

01

April

2022

Divestment

Divesting to protect our pensions and the planet: a guide for councillors

Investing local pensions in fossil fuels is fuelling climate change and air pollution,contradicting local, national and international commitments to tackle climate change.It is also putting members’ pensions in jeopardy as fossil fuel investments now pose adangerous long-term financial risk to investors. To move toward a zero carbon future we need to phase out the use...

01

March

2022

Divestment

Cleaning up Glasgow and Strathclyde’s investments

This briefing explains the background to the campaign to divest the Strathclyde Pension Fund from fossil fuels as well as current divestment proposals and how much the fund invests in fossil fuels as of Spring 2021. This new version is published 1 March 2022. For more information visit: www.foe.scot/divestment www.gcop.scot/divest-strathclyde

07

February

2022

Circular Economy

Ending incineration in Scotland – briefing for campaigners

This is a short explainer on the issues of incineration in Scotland and how to make your voice heard.

14

December

2021

Miscellaneous

Ten criteria by which to judge a Transformative Economic Strategy in Scotland

Groups set out criteria by which the Scottish National Strategy for Economic Transformation should be judged.

04

November

2021

Climate

Hydrogen Factsheet

Explaining the different between types of Hydrogen and how oil and gas companies are backing them as a climate solution.

04

November

2021

Climate

Carbon Capture & Storage Factsheet

Carbon Capture & Storage Factsheet

13

September

2021

Energy

Watershed: The Turning Point for North Sea Oil & the Just Transition

Watershed: The Turning Point for North Sea Oil & the Just Transition

02

September

2021

Divestment

Letter from UNISON Scotland, Divest Strathclyde and Friends of the Earth Scotland

A joint letter regarding the meeting of the Strathclyde Pension Fund Committee on 8th September 2021 and divestment from fossil fuels.