It has been over a year since the council declared a climate and ecological emergency and recommitted to achieving a carbon neutral region by 2025.
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Extinction Rebellion Scotland members, including those from Lochaber, are backing the Protect the Mhoine campaign calling for international support in rejecting the Space Hub Sutherland planning application
In an article penned especially for the Lochaber Times this week, Kate Willis and Andrew Squire, who are both founding members of the local branch of Extinction Rebellion, respond to news that counter terrorism police had branded the national organisation as an extremist ideology alongside such groups as Islamic extremists and Neo-Nazis.
Pupils from Lochaber High School and local residents were joined by three scarlet-clad figures from the Red Rebels group for the Global Climate Strike in Fort William’s High Street on Friday.
The latest Global Climate Strike will see local protestors gather at 9am on Friday, November 29, outside Lochaber High School, before marching to Cameron Square.
The Scottish Government’s announcement that it is to review rural planning legislation to tackle depopulation, support local economies and help tackle the global climate crisis has been welcomed by environment campaigners in Fort William.