Tag Archives: Glasgow

Low Emission Zones could help ensure our right to clean air

We can’t see it, but air pollution continues to plague Scotland’s busiest places. Two tiers of legal protections – both Scottish standards and European law – are being broken years after a deadline. There are 38 designated Pollution Zones across … Continue reading

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A fossil free future for the Strathclyde Pension Fund?

Fossil Free Strathclyde campaign just kicked off with a public meeting at Old Hairdressers, Glasgow, where those involved in the set up of the movement presented an introduction to the key components of the divestment campaign. This is a subject … Continue reading

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Glasgow community groups need your help to tackle air pollution in the city

Action Hillhead  and Glasgow University Climate Action Society are calling for urgent action to tackle air pollution on Byres Road and beyond through a new petition. If you are a Glasgow resident, please sign the petition now. The Byres Road/Dumbarton Road Pollution … Continue reading

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A wasted decade

Last year Glasgow and Dundee councils had to declare the whole of each city as pollution zones. Last month Edinburgh added new zones and extended the existing ones. In almost all of Scotland’s urban areas air pollution, overwhelmingly from traffic, … Continue reading

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