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In Scotland, Morning of September the 19th 2014

June 13th, 2014 · No Comments

If Yes wins:  Yes vot­ers wak­ing think­ing the work is over and the world is going to be trans­formed will be dis­ap­pointed. Noth­ing, apart from one thing, will have changed and, for any chance of any trans­for­ma­tion, the work will have only just begun. If No wins: No vot­ers wak­ing think­ing the work is over and the world […]

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Holyrood 350 — Much earlier Events

October 18th, 2013 · No Comments

Lin­lith­gow ‘350’ Apple Pick­ing on ’10.10.10′ Unplug­ging and Recon­nect­ing on Sun­day 10.10.10 > Com­mu­ni­ties across Scot­land involved in Holy­rood 350 took part in an ‘Unplug and Recon­nect’ 10.10.10 day (10 Octo­ber) as part of the Global 350 move­ment. > 350 is the num­ber that lead­ing sci­ent­ists say is the safe upper limit for car­bon dioxide—measured […]

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What is Holyrood 350?

October 11th, 2013 · No Comments

Holy­rood 350 involved peo­ple from across Scot­land who are actively work­ing to reduce their com­mu­ni­ties car­bon foot­print com­ing together to ask: How can com­mu­ni­ties help the Scot­tish Par­lia­ment at Holy­rood to tackle the fun­da­men­tal dri­vers that are threat­en­ing all our futures, and how can we sup­port them to enable com­mu­ni­ties to build their resilience and tackle […]

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“Fossil Free Europe” Tour — The global 350 Movement is coming to Scotland

October 11th, 2013 · No Comments

    By Mike Small In the month that the global 350 Move­ment is com­ing to Scot­land, the IPCC report has been released and gives the stark­est warn­ing pos­si­ble (as if any­one need one) of the cri­sis we’re in. Many of us found inspi­ra­tion from the work of Bill McK­ibben, the move­ments founder, an Amer­i­can writer who […]

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What hopes for Scotland in 2011?

January 8th, 2011 · No Comments

What to hope for? That 2011 is a break­through year for ecol­ogy and social jus­tice: that we dare to reclaim pol­i­tics from cor­po­ra­tions, and for com­mu­nity; that we replace the boom and bust cycle of the prof­i­teers, and reclaim the econ­omy for the peo­ple. Sim­ple. All the main par­ties are caught up in the logic […]

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After Copenhagen: What next? 4 initial abolitionist suggestions

December 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

That was an even more mis­er­able result than expected for those of us who at least thought the politi­cians would agree on unfair, unam­bi­tious, inad­e­quate but at least legally bind­ing emis­sion cut­ting tar­gets. For those who expected noth­ing of them, their expec­ta­tions are ful­filled. For us all, after a mis­er­able Copen­hagen: What next? The sug­ges­tion here […]

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A Range of Responses to Copenhagen

December 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

Firstly, a 1962 advert in which ESSO boasts of it’s power to melt ice­bergs! Richard Hein­berg sums up what hap­pened in Copen­hagen and bril­liantly por­trays the larger con­text. Rob Edwards quotes James Cur­ran (Head of Sci­ence at the Scot­tish Envi­ron­ment Pro­tec­tion Agency) response in The Her­ald George Mon­biot in The Guardian sum­mar­ises what hap­pened at […]

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3 Days of Copenhagen Climate Change talks and walks

December 11th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Along with about 45,000 other peo­ple I’ve been at the Bella Cen­tre in Copen­hagen where the main UN Cli­mate Change nego­ti­a­tions and side events have been hap­pen­ing in a place capa­ble of hold­ing only 15,000 peo­ple (see Day One below). Then I joined 100,000 folk to march on the Bella Cen­tre to demand real action now […]

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Kevin Anderson’s scary ‘optimistic’ scenario

December 2nd, 2009 · 1 Comment

Kevin Ander­son, of the world renowned cli­mate sci­ence Tyn­dall Cen­tre, was in Glas­gow last week giv­ing a talk in which he took the most opti­mistic IPCC mod­els he could and still arrived at a pic­ture of the future in which human extinc­tion seemed pretty much assured since ‘mar­ket eco­nom­ics can­not deal with non-marginal changes’ and […]

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October 24th — We Made Ourselves heard!

December 2nd, 2009 · No Comments

Great pho­tos here! As John Riley writes: the great suc­cess of this event “was very much down to the hard work of Keith Baker & Cindy Cour­tillier. Despite the driz­zly rain it was really uplift­ing day”. Led by John and the Samba Band from Big­gar and else­where, about 150 of us marched down the Royal […]

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