Extinction Rebellion Scotland protest MSPs' fossil fuel-linked pensions
Extinction Rebellion activists launched an early morning protest at the offices of Baillie Gifford in Edinburgh
- Activists barricade investment firm who manage £80mn Holyrood pension fund
- MSPs investment in Shell increased from £360,000 to £430,000 in 2019
OFFICES OF THE INVESTMENT FIRM responsible for MSP’s pension fund have been barricaded by Extinction Rebellion activists over links to the fossil fuel industry.
Scottish Greens rule out electoral pacts after accusing SNP of ‘world-leading hypocrisy’
Ahead of a conference vote ruling out any electoral pact, Scottish Green co-leader Lorna Slater attacked the SNP’s environmental credentials
MEMBERS OF the Scottish Green Party have voted overwhelmingly to rule out any electoral pacts with the SNP or others at the party’s conference in Inverness today (13 October), citing the Scottish Government’s environmental record.
Beyond the Noise: Why only workers can overcome the #climatecrisis
Beyond the Noise with David Jamieson is a weekly podcast with CommonSpace journalist David Jamieson, where he gets behind the 24/7 news cycle and gets to heart of issues, trying to find the substance behind the headlines.
THIS week, Jamieson speaks to Asbjørn Wahl, a Norwegian trade unionist who was a leading figure in the International Transport Workers Federation over decades, and who headed up the union’s work exploring responses to global warming.