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Coul Golf Course

1 Dec 17

More than 50 acres of unspoilt Scottish coast are under threat from a planned golf course. [1] As we’ve learned from Donald Trump, golf courses can devastate our natural heritage. [2] Locals and wildlife experts and even the National Trust for Scotland have already spoken...

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Cotton Buds Update

1 Dec 16

Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Asda, after 130,000 of us signed the petition, are ditching plastic cotton buds and switching to paper. This is amazing. But if we want to stop plastic sticks littering our beaches and killing animals, we need other shops to join them. Morrisons,...

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We saved the Blakes Walk poplars!

26 Apr 16

When 38 Degrees member Newell Fisher heard that a line of beautiful poplar trees were to be chopped down, he decided to do something about it.  So he started a petition on the 38 Degrees Campaigns by You website. This week he heard the great news that...

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We’ve beaten fracking’s more evil twin

8 Oct 15

People power got the Scottish Government to ban the dangerous and dirty form of blasting for gas called UCG. Yesterday, energy companies could burn coal deep beneath the ground, using an experimental process linked to toxic waste, air pollution and damage to buildings. Today they...

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What happened at the Climate Lobby (a guest blog from Philly, 38 Degrees member)

18 Jun 15

Philly is one hundreds of 38 Degrees members who went to the climate lobby on Wednesday 17th June – here’s her report! Yesterday I was touched by how much love the British public have to show for Planet Earth, and how far some people will travel...

Fracking: Don’t drill under our homes

12 Jan 15

The government is trying to change the law so big energy firms can drill for gas under our homes – without asking us. But together we can stop these plans in their tracks. To change the law, they need MPs to vote for it in...