Nine month course run by Friends of the Earth Scotland including 6 virtual evening workshops, one weekend training, monthly coaching. Apply by 28th September.
Highland Council is developing a climate action funding plan, and consulting on electric transport. See here for an update on the Climate Change Working Group’s activities.
Space port to go ahead on peatlands.
Sign Oil Change International’s letter calling on the Inter-American Development Bank to stop funding oil and gas extraction and associated infrastructure.
Sign Oil Change International’s letter calling on the UK government to halt its policy that makes maximising economic oil and gas production a legal obligation.
Friends of the Earth Scotland, Scottish Environment LINK and Stop Climate Chaos Scotland brought together experts from six key sectors to share their ideas on how we cut emissions and improve lives.
Citizens’ Climate Assemblies in UK and France conclude their deliberations with recommendations to their respective governments.
Highland Council says it will build on the climate-friendly changes during COVID-19 towards a green recovery, but at the same time it continues to allow destruction of peat reserves. Meanwhile the Scottish Government has committed £250 million to restoring peatlands over the next 10 years.
The letter says “You must stop pretending that we can solve the climate-and-ecological crisis without treating it as a crisis.” Meanwhile, in UK, climate campaigners are challenging the Government’s green recovery plans, claiming they are inadequate and “clearly unlawful” in light of the UK’s obligations to reduce emissions.
An extract from our recent zoom meeting with Ian Blackford.