UK Government told to overrule Holyrood’s underground gas ban
A lobby group with ties to the Tory Party wants Westminster to overrule Scotland's ban on underground gas extraction.
Do not give Ineos £500m Covid bail-out, say campaigners
Over a hundred campaigners are asking the Scottish and UK governments not to bail out the petrochemical giant, Ineos, during the coronavirus crisis.
Scots pension funds invest more than £100m in controversial Canadian gas pipeline
Critics say the project "threatens pristine environments and would provide huge new sources of climate pollution."
Ineos ends bid to drill for coal gas in central Scotland
The Grangemouth multinational, Ineos, has withdrawn its bid to drill for underground coal gas in central Scotland, ending a ten-year controversy.
Dismay as Ineos triggers plan to re-open coal gas inquiry
A Scottish Government proposal to re-open a public inquiry into plans by Ineos to drill for underground coal gas in central Scotland has dismayed campaigners.
Ineos still bidding to drill for underground gas in Scotland
Ineos is attempting to resurrect plans to drill for underground gas in central Scotland, provoking alarm from communities and environmentalists.
Scottish Government rejects legal ban on fracking
Scottish ministers have rejected calls for a watertight legal ban on fracking, promising instead that they would use planning policy to block the technology indefinitely.
Scottish Government move to renew Ineos fracking licence ‘disappointing’
Scottish ministers have come under fire after extending a licence for the Grangemouth petrochemical giant, Ineos, to frack for shale gas in the central belt.
Ministers under mounting pressure to outlaw fracking
The Scottish Government must outlaw fracking to protect human health and prevent climate pollution, according to one of Scotland’s leading environmental lawyers.