North Sea Oil
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.
Scottish Government missed climate targets in five of seven sectors
The Scottish Government has missed its targets on reducing climate emissions in five of the seven sectors set out in its 2018 plan to tackle climate change.
Governments attacked for boosting pollution from North Sea oil
The UK will cause 361 million tonnes of carbon pollution by increasing North Sea oil production since the climate emergency was declared in 2019.
Scottish Government attacked for COP26 ‘choreography’ with big oil
Climate campaigners have branded the Scottish Government “disgraceful” for consulting the oil and gas industry on “choreography around COP26”.
UK Government promoting climate programme alongside fossil fuel polluters
The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), which aims to “independently assess" corporate climate pledges, is developing its guidance alongside fossil fuel polluters.
Cambo oil firm under fire over tax haven
The main developer behind the Cambo oil field is ultimately owned in an offshore tax haven, which could deprive the UK of tens of millions of pounds.
£250bn: the cost of giving tax breaks to North Sea oil firms
The UK government has lost over £250 billion in 13 years by giving generous tax breaks to North Sea oil companies, according to an expert report.
Climate ‘under threat’ from new fossil fuel facilities in Scotland
New fossil fuel developments planned across Scotland will lock the country into polluting the climate for decades and help “fry the planet”, campaigners are warning.
Claim that Scotland produces more oil than Abu Dhabi and Dubai is Mostly False
Ferret Fact Service looks at a claim about Scotland's oil production and potential wealth fund.