One of the nuclear power reactors at Torness in East Lothian has been shut down following a problem with a valve, prompting increased concerns about its future.
Westminster’s £2.5 billion backing for offshore oil and gas projects in Brazil and Ghana risks undermining UK efforts to cut climate pollution, according to an expert analysis.
Cracks that could increase the risk of a radioactive accident at Torness nuclear station in East Lothian will start appearing six years sooner than previously thought, says UK safety watchdog.
More than 5,000 business sites across Scotland are going to escape judgement on their environmental breaches in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The names of 57 sites across Scotland guilty of breaking environmental rules have been kept secret at the behest of the UK government to protect “national security”.
An American think tank which disputes climate change is planning to hold an event in Glasgow in the run-up to the United Nations climate summit in November.
Climate pollution from Scottish businesses rose by three per cent between 2017 and 2018 because emissions from a gas-fired power station at Peterhead doubled.
Investigations have been launched into how radioactive waste ended up in a transport container at Hunterston nuclear power station in breach of environmental rules.
The nuclear power station at Hunterston in North Ayrshire has breached radiation safety rules and suffered five other problems with its safety systems.