The power of hope

Hazel MacIver of Tearfund Scotland gives a moving account of her first day at COP25 My first day at the annual UN Climate Summit, this year...

Dec 13, 2019

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In Madrid, at COP25, the climate action is outside the negotiation rooms

Robin Parker, Climate and Energy Policy Manager for WWF Scotland, writes from COP25 in Madrid Thousands of people – country...

Dec 13, 2019

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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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Half a million gather for Madrid climate march – let’s harness the momentum for Glasgow

In the third of our blogs from COP25 in Madrid, Fiona Buchanan of Christian Aid reflects on being part of one of the biggest Climate...

Dec 08, 2019

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Civil society coalition issues rallying cry for Scotland from mass mobilisation in Madrid

Today in Madrid (6/12/19), which is hosting this year’s global climate talks, tens of thousands of people will be taking to the streets...

Dec 06, 2019

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Guest Blog: Why we should care about Loss and Damage

Climate change impacts on the countries that have done the least to cause it and have the least resource to manage the effects. During the...

Dec 03, 2019

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Global climate talks in Madrid “a key springboard” for COP26 in Glasgow

Faster action needed to slash emissions and provide emergency support for those hit by the climate emergency With a year until crucial...

Dec 02, 2019

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The Climate Bill: reflections and next steps

A couple of months have passed since the Climate Bill was voted through in the Scottish Parliament. This has been a huge journey for the...

Nov 20, 2019

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SCCS Members’ COP26 Briefings

This page contains SCCS coalition only documents relating to COP26 This document frames how we want a Glasgow COP to feel for civil society...

Nov 09, 2019

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Statement on COP25

On Wednesday the Chilean Government announced that they would no longer host the UN Climate talks, COP25, due to take place in December in...

Nov 01, 2019

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