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: the A to Z of COP26
Ferret Fact Service explains some of the climate change jargon you may hear during COP26.
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.
Ministers failing to meet targets to restore peatlands
Less than a third of the Scottish Government’s annual peatland restoration targets have been met over the last two years.
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.
Ineos, SSE, and Exxon top climate polluter ‘league of destruction’
The petrochemical multinational, Ineos, is by far the largest climate polluter in Scotland, according to the latest official data.
Ineos ‘under-reporting’ climate emissions, says regulator
Ineos has been underestimating climate pollution from its chemical plants at Grangemouth since 2016, according to the Scottish Government’s green watchdog.