Archive for the Climate change Category

It’s time to see the Bigger Picture: our solutions to climate change must be about more than numbers

This blog post was originally a talk given by Keesje Avis at a webinar entitled “Scotland’s Response to the Climate Emergency” hosted by FoES and partners. See all the presentations here. When talking and thinking about climate change mitigation, we tend to talk about numbers and in

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On Meat

No one who can walk and chew gum at the same time would deny that we are facing a climate emergency – and more worrying still, the prospect of irreversible loss of biodiversity at a global scale. There’s no doubt that co-ordinated actions by governments, businesses and

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Food bank managers, Campaigners, Farmers and MSPs break bread in celebration of the right to food

Braving some of the worst weather of 2019, food bank managers, farmers and environmental and social justice charities shared a meal with MSPs outside of the Scottish Parliament in celebration of International Human Rights Day.  The event, organised by the Scottish Food Coalition, was visually striking, with

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Extinction ’17: What will halt mass extinction?

Last week, academics, NGOs, farmers and other humans converged on London’s prestigious Queen Elizabeth II conference centre. The attraction: an exploration of the disappearance of the natural world – and the creatures great and small that inhabit it. The extinction of species and loss of biodiversity is

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