Our vision is of a Scotland where every person’s right to live in a healthy environment is fully realised.
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ERCS is seeking to recruit a Treasurer to join our Board of Trustees and drive forward our vision of a Scotland where every person’s right to live in a healthy environment is fully realised. The Board of Trustees has collective…
On Tuesday 22 September, ERCS will be co-facilitating a workshop on ‘Urban Environmental Justice for All?’ at this year’s virtual conference of the Political Ecology Network (POLLEN). We welcome participation by all. Places will be limited so please sign up by e-mailing Meri Juntti…
To support communities to use their rights to protect the environment, tackle climate change, and improve local biodiversity and greenspaces for health and wellbeing.
We will do this through:
- public education to increase awareness of legal rights
- advice, assistance and representation to increase confidence in participating in environmental decision-making
- advocacy in policy and law reform to improve environmental law
- public interest litigation to enforce progress on key environmental problems.
Environmental law includes law relating to land-use planning, climate change, pollution control, environmental health, the conservation of biodiversity and cultural heritage, transport and energy impacts on the natural environment.