Friends of the Earth
Councils could be “massively underestimating” their climate emissions
Concerns have been raised that Scottish local authorities are “massively underestimating” their carbon footprints, after an external review of one council’s climate pollution saw its reported emissions quadruple in one year.
BP targeting Scots with ‘greenwashing’ Facebook adverts
BP has spent nearly £60,000 on social media adverts targeted at Scottish users and championing its green credentials in the last three months.
Beyond Cambo: 1bn tonnes of pollution in UK oil and gas pipeline
29 new oil and gas projects in the UK North Sea could cause one billion tonnes of emissions despite the pausing of the Cambo oil field.
‘Killing us all’: stories from the front line of the climate crisis
Pollution and environmental extractivism are devastating for human health as well as the planet, according to campaigners. As COP26 delegates return home, three activists from across the globe tell their stories.
Toxic particle air pollution tops pre-pandemic levels in a third of Scottish streets
Almost a third of Scotland’s streets have higher levels of toxic particle air pollution than they did before the Covid-19 pandemic.
Revealed: Scotland’s new environmental watchdog to investigate air pollution
Air pollution will be the subject of a Scotland-wide investigation – the first to be carried out by the country's new environmental watchdog, The Ferret can reveal.
Unmasked: the 138 ‘polluters’ at key climate talks
More than a hundred executives with links to industries blamed for pollution were permitted to take part in vital international talks to combat climate change.
‘Big energy’ dominates lobbying of Scottish Government amid climate crisis
Questions have been raised over the power and influence of energy companies lobbying Scottish ministers and special advisors.
Revealed: spycops infiltrated Scottish anti-nuclear groups
Scottish anti-nuclear groups were spied upon by the British state in the 1970s and 1980s, according to documents released by police to the spycops inquiry.