Climate Change Committee
As part of our Scotland and the Climate Crisis series, Ferret Fact Service looks at the Scottish Government's targets to tackle climate change.
The Scottish Government has admitted its target to restore peatlands has been missed for the fifth year running.
A multinational which extracts peat from a site in Dumfries and Galloway has allegedly breached planning permission, according to local authority documents.
Scottish ministers refused to join with their Welsh and English counterparts in supporting proposals for a ban on the sale of peat-based compost across the three nations, we can reveal.
A proposed gas plant at Peterhead is on “rotten foundations” and could “seriously jeopardise” Scotland’s climate targets, the Scottish Government has been told.