Environment & International

Action not words needed on climate change

Environmental campaigners have said the Scottish Government needs to back-up climate change targets with wide-ranging action

26th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scottish Queer International Film Festival 2019 announces full programme

The film festival is celebrating its fifth birthday in style

26th September 2019 by Yasmin Hackett

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Social enterprise boss steps down after a decade

Karen Lynch will leave Belu Water next spring, having turned around the organisation's prospects

25th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Chair appointed for Animal Welfare Commission

Professor Cathy Dwyer will head up the new body.

24th September 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Thousands strike for climate action

Events took place across Scotland as part of the global Fridays for Future movement

24th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Jurgen Klopp joins charity movement

Common Goal aims to raise huge sums for charity by getting high-profile footballers to commit a percentage of their salary

24th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Awards to celebrate partnership working

Nominations are open for this year's Scottish Public Service Awards

24th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Screening highlights exploitation in fishing industry

Ghost Fleet is being shown in Glasgow and Edinburgh with input from anti-slavery campaigners.

23rd September 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Greens demand citizens’ assembly on climate change

The party said an independent panel would give Scots direct input on efforts to tackle global warming.

23rd September 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Scotland strikes for climate change

Environmental campaigners and other voluntary sector groups have joined school pupils in hitting the streets to call for action

20th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Make fuel poverty history

Helen Melone explains the key points of Scotland's draft fuel poverty bill

20th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Poorest must not be hit in drive to achieve climate targets

Citizens Advice Scotland has said it is important inequality is not increased as politicians aim to achieve net zero carbon emissions targets

20th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity Film Awards open for entries

The Charity Film Awards 2020 is inviting charities to enter

19th September 2019 by Yasmin Hackett

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Scotland to strike for climate action

Events will take place throughout Scotland with thousands of people, young and old, set to take part

19th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Take One Action returns for twelfth year

The annual festival has released its programme for this year

18th September 2019 by Yasmin Hackett

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Human rights group faces strike action over redundancies

Workers at Amnesty International are being balloted on strike action

16th September 2019 by Graham Martin

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Charity hits back after tabloid attack on international donations

The RNLI has highlighted it only spends 2% of its income on overseas projects, following several critical reports in the tabloid press

16th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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No-deal Brexit could lead to bleak winter for charities in Scotland

Social care suppliers could collapse within months of departure from the EU, with food prices and drug shortages hitting vulnerable communities

13th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Glasgow to host world changing climate change conference

But campaigners warn decision makers not to squander golden opportunity

11th September 2019 by Robert Armour

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