A decision to allow the extraction of tens of thousands of tonnes of peat every year from a site in the Highlands has been labelled “incredibly disappointing” by environmental groups.
An investment firm with £400m in fossil fuels is under attack for "hypocrisy" after it urged the Scottish Government to cut carbon pollution.
Senior Scottish Government forestry officials feared that a £5 million tree-planting deal with oil giant, Shell, could be viewed as “greenwashing”, according to internal emails.
Freedom of information requests to the UK and Scottish governments reveal that authorities have no idea how much peat is being removed and sold commercially.
Scottish Government funding for major environment bodies has been slashed by 40 per cent over the last decade putting nature and the climate at risk, according to a new expert analysis.
Holyrood's £86 million pension fund has ploughed more money into fossil fuels and opposed bids to combat sexual harassment and hate speech after agreeing to make investments more ethical.
Ten oil companies are planning to invest £6.8 billion in six major new projects in the North Sea in breach of international targets to cut climate pollution.
The Scottish Government’s civil service chief, Leslie Evans, has flown to and from London four times more often than going by train while telling her 6,000 officials to “avoid domestic air travel".
New fossil fuel developments planned across Scotland will lock the country into polluting the climate for decades and help “fry the planet”, campaigners are warning.