Westminster ignored repeated Scottish Government requests to be consulted over plans to hold the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, internal emails have revealed.
The oil industry has lobbied the Scottish Government on “the importance of balanced messaging” in the run-up to the global climate summit in Glasgow.
The parent company of COP26 climate summit sponsor ScottishPower has opened four new gas-fired power plants in Mexico since 2019.
Ten oil companies are planning to invest £6.8 billion in six major new projects in the North Sea in breach of international targets to cut climate pollution.
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.