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The Role of the Scottish Government in the Phase Out of Oil & Gas

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has identified this decade as our last chance to make the “rapid and deep emissions reductions” required to limit warming to 1.5ºC. At the same time, our current energy system, which is delivering billions in profits to oil and gas companies every year, is pushing millions of people in Scotland into fuel poverty. This means that a rapid, yet just, transition away from fossil fuels to clean, affordable, renewable energy is an urgent necessity. 

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Rosebank MSP Briefing

The Rosebank oil field is the biggest undeveloped field on the UK Continental Shelf. Containing nearly 500 million barrels of oil equivalent, it is three times the size of the…

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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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Hydrogen Briefing

Following the publication of the Scottish Government’s Hydrogen Action Plan, this briefing gives an overview of the different types of hydrogen production and considerations for their use in Scotland

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The future of the North Sea and ensuring a Just Transition

Briefing to MSPs ahead of a Scottish Parliament debate.

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

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

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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.

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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…

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