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Resisting green colonialism for a just transition: Trade and the scramble for critical minerals

Type: Campaign briefings
Date: 15 May 2024
Campaigns: Trade

A serious overhaul of how we run the economy and live our lives is needed to tackle the climate crisis – and there are signs that decision makers are recognising […]

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Briefing for Scottish local councillors

Type: Campaign briefings
Date: 21 March 2024
Campaigns: Climate

A briefing to give to your local councillor to persuade them to support a motion in support of a fossil fuel treaty.

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The Fossil Fuel Treaty: Tricky questions answered

Type: Campaign briefings
Date: 14 March 2024
Campaigns: Climate

The Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty campaign is a bold demand for a global exit plan from the fossil fuel era that is picking up pace worldwide. Endorsements from MPs, councillors, […]

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Index of all Scottish campaign materials for a fossil fuel treaty

Type: Campaign briefings
Date: 24 January 2024
Campaigns: Climate

Global Justice Now is campaigning for a fossil fuel non-proliferation treaty. In Scotland we are calling on the First Minister to endorse the proposal for a fossil fuel non-proliferation treaty. […]

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The Fossil Fuel Treaty: A global plan for a fossil-free future

Type: Campaign briefings
Date: 22 January 2024
Campaigns: Climate

The climate crisis is being increasingly felt around the world. But in the global south, people who have done little to cause the crisis are already seeing their homes and […]

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The Energy Charter Treaty: the fossil fuel companies’ secret weapon

Type: Campaign briefings
Date: 17 January 2024
Campaigns: Climate, Trade

The Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) is an investment agreement between 50 countries specifically for the energy sector. Fossil fuel companies are now using the treaty to challenge climate action and […]

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Case Study: Big Pharma

Type: Campaign briefings
Date: 17 January 2024
Campaigns: Pharma

The medicines we need to keep us healthy are increasingly controlled by a small number of wealthy corporations. This has an enormous impact on what medicines are produced, who gets […]

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Case Study: Monopoly Agriculture

Type: Campaign briefings
Date: 17 January 2024
Campaigns: Food

Our food system is in crisis. While most people in the world are experiencing a cost of living crisis, and small food producers are struggling, the barons of the food […]

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MSP Briefing: the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty

Type: Campaign briefings
Date: 8 June 2023
Campaigns: Climate

The Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty is a bold idea spearheaded by a group of Pacific Island nations. It’s gaining support fast, from parliamentarians, academics, civil society organisations  and individuals around […]

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Big pharma isn’t working: why we need a new way to make medicines

Type: Campaign briefings
Date: 31 May 2023
Campaigns: Pharma

Big pharma’s profit-driven model of making medicines is bad for our health. While in theory these companies exist to make the medicines we need, most are more interested in making […]

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