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Why we need to get active on air pollution

On Sunday we released our list of the most polluted streets in Scotland with St John’s Road in Edinburgh and Hope Street in Glasgow changing places at the top of this roll of shame. In our analysis we looked at … Continue reading

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RBS black affronted at AGM tarsands protest

What a beautiful day for an AGM! Just back from RBS HQ at Gogarburn where the bailed out bank was holding its annual general cheap generic cialis meeting. Friends of the Earth Scotland were joined by activists from a coalition … Continue reading

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Unhealthy bank = unhealthy results

Bailed out Royal Bank of Scotland yesterday announced losses of £1.13 billion, and in the same breath awarded themselves £950 million in bonuses. These unhealthy results reflect the unhealthy investment focus of a bank still addicted to fossil fuels. Since … Continue reading

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Full house at Richard Wilkinson lecture

Earlier this week Friends of the Earth Scotland and the University of Edinburgh Business School brought Richard Wilkinson – co-author with Kate Pickett of The Spirit Level – to Edinburgh to give our second annual lecture. As I walked over … Continue reading

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A budget for the climate?

Duncan McLaren reviews today’s Scottish Government budget and new climate change plans. Today in Holyrood pretty much all eyes were on the Scottish Government’s budget. Would John Swinney pull off a difficult balancing trick between Westminster cuts and Scottish aspirations? … Continue reading

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