Global Justice Now presents Common Weal’s first documentary on the themes of land, energy, work justice that compares land issues in Brazil and Scotland.
The film-maker, Cristina Ertze, and land reform campaigner Andy Wightman MSP will lead the discussion following the film.
Free event. Book tickets here: https://landterra.eventbrite.co.uk
Farida Akhter, Bangladeshi economist and founder of one of the world’s biggest seed banks will speak about being a witness at the People’s Tribunal against Monsanto at the Hague this month. This will also be the launch of an exhibition of photos from India and Bangladesh that the stories of farmers who are fighting Monsanto to work out an alternative, more climate friendly model of farming.
To book your ticket for this free event: https://monsanto_trial.eventbrite.co.uk
Are you aged 18-30 and living in Scotland? Are you passionate about campaigning for social and environmental justice?
Organised by Friends of the Earth Scotland, 'Working Together for a Fossil Free Scotland' is an opportunity for activists to come together, share plans about projects and campaigns, and get inspired to take fossil free action in their communities!
An independent UK watchdog has today (Tuesday 13 September) repeated its warning to the Scottish Government that more action is urgently needed in key sectors to ensure it meets targets set out in the Scottish Climate Change Act.
29 July 2016
Responding to the publication of responses to the Scottish Government consultation to replace Air Passenger Duty (APD)  Tom Ballantine, Chair of Stop Climate Chaos Scotland said:
“This should be the final nail in the coffin for the Scottish Government’s proposals to cut Air Passenger Duty. With a majority of MSPs in the Scottish Parliament already against the policy, now the public consultation shows a majority against the policy too.
Wee Green Cinema is a weekend long programme of feature films in a bike and solar powered cinema tent!
Commenting on the 2014 climate figures announced today and the news that Scotland has hit its 2020 target of reducing climate change emissions by 42%, compared to 1990 levels, six years early , Jim Densham said on behalf of Stop Climate Chaos Scotland:
"It's great news that Scotland has hit our internationally symbolic 42 per cent emissions reduction target six years early. This shows it's possible to cut emissions while building a progressive and productive society.
Including talk and film screening
Join us for a special evening about climate change.
We will try to understand more about one of the biggest challenge facing the world today and which affects everyone of us and also how each of us can contribute to saving our planet, through daily actions which can be small.
6.30-7pm: Opening and presentation of the exhibition "Climate, state of emergency"
7-7.30pm: Documentary Screening of ‘Climate Voices, 7 billion others’
Join people from across Scotland in the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh to tell MSPs why you want them to turn Scotland’s climate ambition into climate action.
This event is now fully booked