Carbon Capture and Storage
Big lifestyle changes needed if technology fails to deliver Scottish climate targets
Scotland would need to see major lifestyle changes if it is to meet its climate target without relying on unproven carbon capture and storage technologies.
Mapping the green rush: Scotland’s carbon credit sites
As part of The Ferret’s Carbon Credit series, we've mapped all of Scotland's carbon capture sites and explored the top 20, which span from Carsphairn to Caithness.
Revealed: The developers behind Scotland’s carbon credit ‘green rush’
Scotland’s richest man, an earl, and private equity and property firms are among those developing carbon offsetting projects that critics say are pushing up land prices and allowing companies to “greenwash” their image.
Ministers urged to reject new Peterhead gas plant
A proposed gas plant at Peterhead is on “rotten foundations” and could “seriously jeopardise” Scotland’s climate targets, the Scottish Government has been told.
FFS explains: carbon capture and storage
Ferret Fact Service explains carbon capture and storage, and what its impact could be in the fight against climate change.
Doubts raised over Scottish Government’s ‘speculative’ carbon capture claims
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.
Scottish Government accused of ‘false solutions’ to climate crisis
The Scottish Government is chasing "carbon unicorns" in an attempt to meet its net-zero targets, say environmentalists.
Claim Scotland’s climate targets are toughest in the world is False
Ferret Fact Service looks at a claim by the SNP on the new climate change bill and its targets on emissions.
Fracking no longer viable, says government advisor
A leading academic who advised the Scottish Government on fracking says the industry has been “fatally undermined” by a UK Government policy U-turn.