“Fossil fuels are bad for the environment and our retirement. These dirty deals threaten the future of our environment, and needlessly risk the retirements of the hundreds of thousands of Unison members […]
Orkney comes 2nd last in the league table of recycling waste material (23.3%) only missing the bottom slot which goes to Shetland (20.7%) compared to all of Scotland’s local authorities. Top of […]
Circularity Scotland announced that there will be an investment of £22 million to support small businesses to prepare for the introduction of the scheme. A two month grace period will also be given to businesses as the scheme begins, to smooth the transition.
Governments took the ground-breaking decision to establish new funding arrangements, as well as a dedicated fund, to assist developing countries in responding to loss and damage.
“As world leaders gather once again to negotiate the future of humanity, thousands of people are marching to demand solutions to the climate crisis that put people and the planet first.” Mary Church, Friends of the Earth Scotland
“It is the right decision for the Scottish Government to want to shut the door on coal once and for all. ” Friends of the Earth Scotland’s head of campaigns Mary Church
It is supposed to be a day when people wherever they live can experience walking or cycling about without the hassle of negotiating a route shared with private cars.
The Scottish Government has announced a £10 million Hydrogen Innovation Scheme which “will provide capital support over the next four years “
“The councillors elected across Scotland in May will be in their position for for five of the eight years left in this vital decade for urgent and transformative action to avert climate breakdown” Friends of the Earth Scotland manifesto
Greenhouse gas emissions embedded in imported goods and services from overseas accounted for 51.9% of Scotland’s carbon footprint in 2018; up from 49.2% in 1998.