The main COP26 youth conference is under fire for accepting sponsorship from a firm which provides engineering services to the oil and gas industry and previously constructed and maintained Guantanamo Bay.
Three of the senior executives who run the UK government authority that licenses new North Sea developments have shares worth over £225,000 in the oil industry.
Scottish climate campaigners have backed an international call for the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow to be postponed.
Climate campaigners have branded the Scottish Government “disgraceful” for consulting the oil and gas industry on “choreography around COP26”.
The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), which aims to “independently assess" corporate climate pledges, is developing its guidance alongside fossil fuel polluters.
The international nuclear energy industry has complained about being excluded from the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow.
The main developer behind the Cambo oil field is ultimately owned in an offshore tax haven, which could deprive the UK of tens of millions of pounds.
The Scottish Government has been told to clarify “where they got their numbers from” on the role that carbon capture and storage will play in the country’s path to net-zero emissions.
Less than a third of the Scottish Government’s annual peatland restoration targets have been met over the last two years.