Monthly Archives: October 2015

Scottish Parliament invests £3 million in fossil fuels, arms and tobbaco

Friends of the Earth Scotland has published new research showing that the Scottish Parliament’s pension fund has over £2 million invested in fossil fuels, and a further £1 million in arms and tobacco. The news was reported today in the … Continue reading

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Setting the stage for the greatest escape ever

How rich countries are evading responsibility for the climate crisis World leaders meet in Paris in only six weeks time to agree a global deal to curb climate emissions. Yet, as the final negotiating session ahead of the Paris talks … Continue reading

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The SNP conference – what REALLY happened on fracking ?

Oh dear.  When the fracking voting at the SNP conference was over I knew the media would have trouble explaining it.  But their early online stories have outdone themselves this time, producing headlines which are the opposite of what actually … Continue reading

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Divest Scotland Tour, 20-25 October 2015

On the Divest Scotland tour we heard first-hand accounts from people in the Global South who have been driven to fight UK fossil fuel companies. We also heard from inspirational campaigners who are holding big oil and coal to account … Continue reading

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