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Scotland's Climate Bill on the verge of leading the world

Coalition group hails Government amendment and urges MSPs to fix remaining loopholes.

Scotland's climate change legislation is once again on the verge of being 'world leading' said campaigners today (Tuesday 23 June). The Stop Climate Chaos Scotland (SCCS) coalition made the call in response to a Scottish Government amendment tabled last night, after the main deadline, which calls for a reduction of 42% in Scotland's climate emissions by 2020 from 1990 levels. Until last night the Government was only supporting a 34% reduction from the start.

Miliband must end coal emissions

A call for an end to dirty coal emissions by Stop Climate Chaos Coalition members, Christian Aid, Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, Oxfam, RSPB, WDM and WWF UK, has been published in the Guardian.

World Governments Urged to do More to End the Recession

At the end of March, ahead of the London G20 Summit, the Put People First alliance – made up of over 160 unions, development agencies, faith and environmental groups – brought 35,000 people onto the streets of London, where they marched for action on jobs and climate change, and justice for the world’s poor.

After the Summit, Put People First welcomed positive moves made in London, such as a commitment to better regulation of the global financial system and a promise to crack down on tax havens, but said that much more still needed to be done.

Energy Bill: Renewable energy proposals must be strengthened

A coalition of trade bodies, unions and charities is calling for Government plans to introduce a feed-in tariff into its Energy Bill to be significantly strengthened so that people are given real financial incentives to install green energy systems

Coalition leaders' open letter to Brown published in Guardian

The leaders of Stop Climate Chaos Coalition wrote to the Guardian on the 10th October to hold Gordon Brown to his promise to meet 15% of our energy needs from UK renewables by 2020.

The letter was printed and published on the Guardian website.

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