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National Planning Framework 4 Briefing
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.
‘Scathing judgement’ on Scottish climate plans from advisors
COP27 closes with Loss & Damage Fund victory and fossil fuel hypocrisy
RIch nations must scrap oil & gas expansion plans and pay up what they owe on loss and damage.
COP27: Rich countries cynically bargaining the future of planet
As we race towards climate breakdown, rich countries are trying to evade their responsibility to do their fair share of climate action.
Climate march will put spotlight on polluting banks and fossil fuel supporters
Scotland’s new planning framework undermined by reliance on climate techno-fixes
NPF4 is step in the right direction in tackling the climate emergency it is seriously undermined by an over reliance on carbon capture and hydrogen
COP27: UK & Scottish Governments must ‘set an end date’ for fossil fuels to meet climate goals
The UN have warned that action must be ramped up to avoid future climate catastrophe.