CONF: Towards a Sustainable Scotland

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Towards a Sustainable Scotland
A conference organised by Friends of the Earth, Scotland
10.00am-4.30pm 7 November 1995
Carnegie Hall, Easter Court, Dunfermline

Friends of the Earth Scotland has just completed a major research
project involving local authorities, enterprise companies and
academic institutions to define the long term targets for a
sustainable Scotland. The findings will be presented at this

This conference will:

Identify the targets we need to set for Scotland if we are serious
about moving towards sustainability.

Illustrate the benefits - financial, health, employment as well as
environmental which can be secured from a change in resource use

Consider the European and wider international perspective, which will
impact upon our planning for sustainability.

Explore the social and economic situation in Scotland to see whether
we can move from here to sustainability.


Sara Parkin, leading green commentator in Europe, on how to present
the agenda for change.

Malini Mehra, Friends of the Earth International, on how
sustainability is about more than cleaning up our own backyard.

Speaker from the Europena Commission on the European strategies and
directives driving us towards sustainability.

Harald Bayer environmental mayor of Wuppertal, Germany.

Kevin Dunion, Friends of the Earth Scotland will present the findings
of the European Commission/Scottish Natural Heritage funded research
project 'Towards a Sustainable Scotland'.

Closing date for registration: 31 Oct.

Fee: Local authorities/stautory bodies/private sector: stlg95
National voluntary organisations: stlg45
Local organisations: stlg15

Booking form and more infomation from:
Friends of the Earth Scotland
72 Newhaven Rd
Tel 0131 554 9977
Fax 0131 554 8656
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