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Monthly Archives: April 2016
A Guardian investigation revealed on Sunday that the Royal Bank of Scotland, one of the world’s largest banks, has hugely reduced its investments in fossil fuels, including all finance for the deeply damaging tar sands in Canada.
Previously on the Friends of the Earth Scotland blog we have looked at a company called Rio Tinto – a global mining giant and major coal producer – as an example of the kind of unsustainable company that we shouldn’t … Continue reading
When world leaders sign the new deal to tackle climate change at the UN on Friday it will mark an important step on the road to dealing with this huge global problem. It is also a clear recognition by countries … Continue reading
Some events on a weekend in March and a couple of recent reports have spread a bit of light in the otherwise dull landscape of debate about the economy in Scotland. Matthew Crighton, Climate Jobs Campaigner, discusses the Glasgow Economics … Continue reading
It was announced today that the Edinburgh International Festival (EIF) is no longer taking sponsorship from BP: a great victory which draws to a close an inspiring 10 month campaign. The EIF’s shunning of BP means the Festival is now … Continue reading