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May

2019

Climate

Sea Change: Climate Emergency, Jobs and Managing the Phase-Out of UK Oil and Gas Extraction

Report reveals the climate impact of North Sea oil and gas extraction, and urges UK and Scottish Governments to prioritise a job-creating energy transition.

25

March

2019

Fracking

Legal opinion on whether the Scottish Parliament can ban fracking

A legal opinion from one of Scotland's leading advocates that says the Scottish Parliament can pass a law to ban fracking.

21

March

2019

Fracking

Scottish Government fracking policy position in October 2018

Scottish Government's Preferred Policy Position on Fracking, published in October 2018.

22

November

2018

Environmental Rights

Overcoming Barriers to Public Interest Litigation in Scotland

The report from leading NGOs explores why there is a lack of strategic court action in Scotland and suggests recommendations to address this.

12

November

2018

Divestment

Risky Business

The Lothian and Strathclyde Pension Funds, run by Edinburgh and Glasgow Councils, were found to be failing to take adequate action to protect their £27.1 billion investments from climate risks.

01

November

2018

Climate

Scotland’s role in delivering the Paris Agreement: Tyndall Centre report, May 2018

To inform targets for Scotland’s new Climate Change Bill, we commissioned this report from the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research on Scotland’s fair share of global emissions to deliver the Paris Agreement.

04

September

2018

Divestment

Divest Fracking – How UK councils are banking on dirty gas.

This report reveals the extent of UK council investments in the fracking industry

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...

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...