Environment and Climate Change
Humanists are passionate about protecting the environment for future generations and championing the use of science to inform Climate Change policy.
In pictures: humanists march for climate justice at COP26
November 11, 2021
Members of Humanist Society Scotland were joined by representatives from Humanists International and Humanists UK as they marched through Glasgow for the COP26 Global Day of Action against Climate Injustice on November 6th 2021.
Climate emission results ‘alarming’
June 24, 2021
Greenhouse gas emissions data from 2019, released by the Scottish Government last week, shows that Scotland has not met its annual target of reducing emissions. Three years of targets have now been missed ‒ for the years 2017, 2018, 2019….
We welcome ambitious new target to reduce emissions by 75%
September 25, 2019
Humanist Society Scotland welcomes the strong stance the government is taking on climate change ahead of the parliamentary vote on the Climate Change Bill today.
Humanists join climate emergency protest
April 8, 2019
Members of Humanist Society Scotland’s Edinburgh Group joined a Stop Climate Chaos rally at the Scottish Parliament in April 2019. Les Reid, a member of the Society who attended the rally, said: Humanists are joining in the campaign to avert…
Ecohumanism: a call to action
September 22, 2015
By Terry Martin, HSS member, originally published in the 2012 Autumn edition of Humanitie magazine. Are we humanists hard headed and unsentimental about the environment? Do we think that animals and other flora and fauna don’t have moral status whereas…