Friends of the Earth Scotland
Latest news stories about Friends of the Earth Scotland from The Ferret.
The longtime sponsor of Edinburgh’s book festival has invested hundreds of millions of pounds in a firm which wants to drill for oil near the mouth of the River Amazon, close to a reef which is a wildlife hotspot.
Sue Paterson used to head up oil exploratuon for Shell in the North Sea, but will now serve on the board of Scotland's main environment regulator.
A long-serving member of the board of Scotland’s environment watchdog is also a director at a North Sea oil drilling firm, The Ferret has found.
A Scots real estate firm will profit from the UK’s first deep coal mine in thirty years – a project described as “absolutely indefensible” by climate experts.
Deirdre Michie , a former oil lobbyist who worked in PR at Shell, has been announced as the new chair of the board of Scottish Water.
Campaigners have written to circular economy minister Lorna Slater asking the Scottish Government to block the building of new incinerators.
Two oil and gas sites which already pump out more climate pollution than anywhere else in Scotland saw their emissions increase further in 2022.
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency has been accused of breaking the law by failing to maintain a public register of over 175,000 pollution permits.
An oil spill in Nigeria was allegedly caused by a firm owned by an oil multinational with billions invested in the North Sea.