DECC proposed to make it easier for shale gas companies to drill under people's homes by taking away their right to object or even be notified. We object and fortunately so do the Scottish Government. See also this press release: www.foe-scotland.org.uk/node/1869
Our new report ‘Smaller, Greener Banking’ considers the dominance of RBS and Bank of Scotland in Scotland, the damaging yet potentially positive role of finance for environmental sustainability, and fresh ideas for a diverse banking sector of small, safe and accountable banks.
This report from Client Earth, argues that community power is an essential element in Europe’s low carbon energy transition. The report includes case studies from Spain, Germany, Denmark, Scotland and the UK that demonstrate best legal practice, and sets out 11 policy recommendations. It also explains how Member States can use existing EU Directives, and learn from other Member States’ success, to better support community power projects.