A proposed gas plant at Peterhead is on “rotten foundations” and could “seriously jeopardise” Scotland’s climate targets, the Scottish Government has been told.
'Eye-watering' interest payments on borrowing from the UK treasury are further squeezing council budgets, campaigners have argued.
Local authorities have been accused of issuing “escalating threats” to people behind on their council tax, after The Ferret found they have contracts worth up to £20m with debt collectors.
Scotland’s two largest local government pension funds have nearly half a billion pounds invested in firms which are still doing business in Russia.
Campaigners say that policies to get people to cycle more are not working for women, after new data was released by an active travel charity.
Environmentalists want banks to stop funding Shell if it proceeds with the controversial new Jackdaw gas field in the North Sea.
The owners of Scotland's six offshore wind farms have been criticised for paying a 'measly' amount of money to local communities.
New research has examined the environmental pledges of eight oil and gas majors, and found them wanting in ten key areas.
Councillors from four rival political parties have called on Scottish local government pension funds to end their investments in fossil fuel companies.