Take Action

There are many things that you can do to help. This section contains actions that you can take to raise awareness of local environmental issues, even if you only have a few minutes to spare.

Join our Local council Campaign

 

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DIVESTMENT LOTHIAN PENSION FUND. No new investment in fossil fuels and disinvestment  from all existing fossil fuel investments by 2020.

COMMUNITY ENERGY Implement a target of 10 MW of Community Energy by 2020 (roughly five times current capacity) as part of the new renewables policy in the Sustainable Energy Action Plan.

Support new community energy schemes financially and procedurally, making use of funds such as the Neighbourhood Partnership Grants and CARES.

 

AIR POLLUTION Allocate 10% of the Transport Budget on measures to encourage walking and cycling. Establish a Low Emission Zone in Edinburgh to improve air quality.

 

 

 

 

 

Forth Energy biomass plans

Forth Energy is pushing to build four large biomass power stations at Scottish ports, including one in Leith, that will burn millions of tonnes of imported timber every year.

You can read all about this issue on the FoES website

 

Campaigns

Information and contact details for local campaigns around environmental issues.  If you want your campaign to be listed here, please send an e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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