Friends of the Earth Scotland
Latest news stories about Friends of the Earth Scotland from The Ferret.
Scottish Government gave £8m of green funds to coal firm’s project
The Scottish Government gave £8.6m of green funding to a coal firm's biomass project.
Consultation on Scottish energy plan “lacking transparency”
A missing analysis of the future of jobs and oil reserves in the North Sea is undermining confidence in the consultation on Scotland's new energy strategy.
Shell accused of ‘muscling in’ on Scotland’s renewable body
Oil giant Shell is trying to get a staff member elected to the board of Scotland's renewable energy body, leading to concerns.
Scientists warn hydrogen heating could be net-zero ‘distraction’
The Scottish Science Advisory Council also cautioned that there was a risk that hydrogen heating could be promoted to benefit commercial interests.
Fife hydrogen trial short on sign ups despite offering £1k ‘bribe’
A ‘world-first’ trial of hydrogen heating systems in Fife is yet to sign up its targeted number of households despite offering residents £1,000 to take part.
Glasgow climate crisis event accused of allowing “greenwashing“ by the fossil fuel industry
Sponsorship of a climate change summit in Glasgow by energy firms and a bank has been branded as “greenwashing“ by climate change campaigners.
Tories receive £1.7m in donations from fossil fuel sector and climate sceptics
The Conservative Party and its MPs have registered more than £1.7m in donations from climate sceptics and fossil fuel interests since the 2019 general election.
Rising toxic pollution under investigation
The Scottish Government’s green watchdog launched an investigation into rises in toxic pollution from two wood production plants in Stirlingshire and Ayrshire.
Green concerns raised over Scottish Government’s Just Transition Fund
Green concerns raised that millions of pounds from the Just Transition Fund were awarded to an oil tycoon, controversial projects and a private sector group.