COP26 Blog – Jamie Livingstone on Climate Finance

By Jamie Livingstone, Head of Oxfam Scotland  “Climate, food and women are a family of three. When one is affected, the others are...

Nov 03, 2021

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A Message to International Civil Society

Kat Jones, COP26 Project Manager, gives a summary of how SCCS is supporting the international civil society community. Stop Climate Chaos...

Sep 07, 2021

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“Volunteering is a unique opportunity to bring climate justice to COP26.”

One of SCCS’s volunteers, Bibigul Makazhanova, explains the value that she gets from volunteering....

Aug 05, 2021

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Where is the ‘local’ in our Green Recovery?

We are now firmly in an age of crisis. The global covid-19 pandemic rumbles on; the financial crisis of 2008, which was never fully over,...

Sep 08, 2020

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Multiple Crises on a Finite Earth: Water, Climate and COVID-19

(Blog by Water Aid Scotland, new members of SCCS) At the end of May 2020, the United Nations made the decision to postpone COP 26 in...

Jun 15, 2020

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Coalitions of civil society organisations from across the UK have welcomed the announcement of a new date for COP26, the UN climate talks...

May 28, 2020

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The importance of marine carbon

Evidence is growing of the central role that Scotland’s marine area plays in our national carbon accounts. It is estimated that 7.2...

May 19, 2020

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Thoughts on the Postponement of COP

Our COP26 Project Manager Kat Jones gives some thoughts on what the delay to COP means for our work. The announcement of a delay to COP26...

Apr 16, 2020

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There will be no going back to ‘normal’

Our COP26 Project manager Kat Jones reflects on the impacts and implications of the past few weeks. At the end of February, I signed up for...

Apr 08, 2020

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Carbon markets are not the answer to the climate crisis

Mary Church, Head of Campaigns at Friends of the Earth, explains why there is ‘no time left to trade’ in her blog. As we look...

Dec 09, 2019

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