A proposed gas plant at Peterhead is on “rotten foundations” and could “seriously jeopardise” Scotland’s climate targets, the Scottish Government has been told.
A cement works, a glass plant and a well-known whisky distillery are among Scotland’s top 20 climate polluters, The Ferret can reveal.
The multinational drinks giant, Diageo, has been been fined £1.2 million for failing to report climate pollution.
A plant run by the fossil fuel multinational, Ineos, at Grangemouth has been officially condemned as “very poor” for pollution.
Climate pollution by Scotland’s water industry watchdog has trebled after more than 200 flights to London and abroad, prompting accusations of “hypocrisy”.
The petrochemical multinational, Ineos, is by far the largest climate polluter in Scotland, according to the latest official data.
Westminster’s £2.5 billion backing for offshore oil and gas projects in Brazil and Ghana risks undermining UK efforts to cut climate pollution, according to an expert analysis.
Over a hundred campaigners are asking the Scottish and UK governments not to bail out the petrochemical giant, Ineos, during the coronavirus crisis.
Climate pollution from Scottish businesses rose by three per cent between 2017 and 2018 because emissions from a gas-fired power station at Peterhead doubled.