National Planning Framework 4 Consultation Response

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UN body to declare Scottish legal system breaking international environmental and human rights law

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Scottish legal system failing environment due to high costs

Draft findings show breach of international environmental and human rights law, due to the extremely high costs of legal action.

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Manifesto promises on climate and energy compared

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Scottish Parliament

Plans for Human Right to a Healthy Environment in Scots Law Welcomed

Experts publish detailed proposals for a new human rights law and recommend that the new law is brought forward by the new Parliament.

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Oil pollution in Goi, Nigeria

Nigerian farmers & Friends of the Earth Netherlands win Shell oil pollution case

Shell must compensate farmers for damage caused by pipeline leaks, parent company also found to have violated its duty of care.

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National Planning Framework Call for Ideas Response

Response to the National Planning Framework 4 – why it must help tackle the climate emergency, cut air pollution and create a circular economy

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Letter to Equalities and Human Rights Committee regarding petition on compliance with Aarhus Convention

Letter to the Scottish Parliament’s Equalities and Human Rights Committee regarding our petition on Scotland’s compliance with the Aarhus Convention.

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Legal advice says Scottish Government can and should pass law to ban fracking

Legal opinion says Scottish Parliament can pass a law to ban fracking, and doing so would be less likely to result in successful legal challenge.

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