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April

2019

Air Pollution

Transport Bill Stage 1 Debate Briefing (April 2019)

Briefing ahead of the Scottish Parliament Stage 1 Debate of the Transport Bill. 

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March

2019

Divestment

Divest Scotland – Briefing for MSPs

Divest Scotland is a campaign building support for the Scottish Government, and the Scottish Parliament itself, to invest in a sustainable future, free from fossil fuels, including: The Scottish National Investment Bank Bill must put the transition to a zero carbon economy at the heart of the Bank’s work and rule out investing in fossil...

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February

2019

Air Pollution

Workplace Parking Levies Parliamentary Briefing (Feb 2019)

This Levy will help fulfil goals across the political spectrum including tackling air pollution, reducing climate emissions and funding public transport.

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February

2019

Air Pollution

Letter in support of Workplace Parking Levy

Transport and environmental campaigners have written to leaders of political parties expressing support for the Workplace Parking Levy proposals.

14

January

2019

Just Transition

Just Transition Parliamentary Briefing (Jan 2019)

JTP Briefing for MSPs ahead of Just Transition Debate Jan 2019

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August

2018

Climate

Submission to Parliament on the new Climate Change Bill

Friends of the Earth Scotland’s submission to the Scottish Parliament Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform committee on the new Climate Change Bill. Our key points: The Climate Change Bill fails to deliver its objective of raising ambition to deliver the Paris Agreement Its proposed targets require almost no extra effort to 2030, and only modest...

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July

2018

Climate

Submission to Scottish Affairs Committee on the Future of the Oil & Gas Industry

Our submission to the Westminster Scottish Affairs Committee Inquiry on the Future of the Oil and Gas Industry. Our key points are: the most important challenge for the oil and gas industry is how it can adapt and respond constructively to the requirement to stop burning fossil fuels in order to avoid catastrophic consequences of...

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June

2018

Energy

Paving the Way for a Just Transition

In Autumn 2018 progress is anticipated on three Scottish Government commitments that are critical to driving forward action to deliver a low carbon economy: the Just Transition Commission a Scottish National Investment Bank, and a publically owned energy company This briefing for MSPs summarises the thinking of the Just Transition Partnership in relation to these,...

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June

2018

Climate

Letter to MPs about Heathrow third runway

Ahead of a crucial Westminster vote on whether to approve the Heathrow third runway we, together with Friends of the Earth England, Wales and Northern Ireland, wrote to all Scottish MPs urging them to vote against this disastrous project. Our key points are: Expanding aviation is incompatible with our commitment to tackling climate change and the...