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National Planning Framework 4 Consultation Response

Our response to the Scottish Governments consultation on National Planning Framework 4.

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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.

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Briefing on the 20% car km reduction consultation

In the Climate Change Plan Update published in December, the Scottish Government committed to a 20% reduction in car kms travelled by 2030. This will be measured on  a 2019…

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National Planning Framework 4 Position Statement response

The National Planning Framework 4 will come to the Scottish Parliament in the autumn and its ten-year span will cover the most vital period in our fight against the climate emergency….

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Our response to the Low Emission Zone regulation consultation.

Friends of the Earth Scotland’s response to the Scottish Government’s consultation on Low Emission Zones regulations, including penalties, exemptions, and objectives of the zones. This consultation is important because the…

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A greener Scottish Budget

Every year, the Scottish Government set out their spending plans for the following year in a process called the budget. As a minority government, they depend on negotiating the support…

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Transport Bill Stage 3 Briefing for MSPs (October 2019)

Measures in the Transport Bill on buses, parking and Low Emission Zones could cut climate emissions and toxic air pollution.

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Air Pollution Campaign Toolkit

Most people know that air pollution is bad for us, but few of us realise just how damaging it is to our health. Often, we also don’t realise that it…

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Transport in a net-zero future

Road transport is Scotland’s biggest climate polluter. We must urgently change the ways we get around. This briefing describes the sustainable transport system we need, and how we get there.

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