Huge majority call for zero emissions by 2050 target for Scotland

The Scottish Government has today published its analysis of over 19,000 responses received to its consultation on the new Scottish Climate Change Bill.
Gail Wilson, Campaigns Manager of Stop Climate Chaos Scotland (SCCS), said: 
“Over 19,000 people, as well as hundreds of companies, local authorities and civil society organisations have responded to this consultation. It shows, yet again, that the range and depth of concern about the impact of climate change is far-reaching and diverse.

New Year's resolutions: film screening of 'Tomorrow'

Young Friends of the Earth Scotland is kick-starting the new year with a forward looking event identifying the changes we want to make happen in 2018.
We will be screening the award winning film "Tomorrow" which looks at positive and creative solutions to issues around energy, food, economics, transport and education.
We will be then discussing our goals for the coming year and identifying some key targets and practical steps that could be taken to achieve them. 
Open to all!

Free Festive Dinner

A free meal made with fully found and foraged foods. Everyone welcome. Music/ entertainment afterwards.

Glasgow Autonomous Space has a no alcohol policy. Please get in touch for accessibility information and any questions.

This event is organised by Young Friends of the Earth Scotland, Strath Foodsharing and The Free Vegan Cookout.


SCCS welcome news that First Minister will go to UN climate conference

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform, Roseanna Cunningham, today announced that both she and the First Minister will attend the UN Climate Conference in Bonn in November. The announcement was made during a Ministerial Statement on Scotland’s progress against its greenhouse gas emissions targets. 
Tom Ballantine, Chair of Stop Climate Chaos Scotland, commented, 

New report calls for more climate action from Scottish Government

A new report shows that the Scottish Government must strengthen its plans for the upcoming Climate Change Bill if it is to step up to the moral challenge posed by climate change, campaigners said today (Monday, 25 September).

The report from the independent UK climate watchdog, the UK Committee on Climate Change (CCC), warns that current Scottish Government plans do not deliver enough action in key areas to ensure that Scotland meets our commitment to global climate change goals.

Over 17,000 call for Scotland to lead on climate change

Over 17,000 people across Scotland have responded to a Scottish Government consultation urging them to raise their ambition in tackling climate change. The respondents called on the Scottish Government to aim for zero climate emissions by 2050 at the latest, and to implement a range of policies to help deliver a cleaner, healthier, greener Scotland. The Scottish Government is currently proposing a 90% cut in emissions by 2050 and is not planning to include any major new policies within this Climate Change Bill.


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