Ministers urged to reject new Peterhead gas plant
A proposed gas plant at Peterhead is on “rotten foundations” and could “seriously jeopardise” Scotland’s climate targets, the Scottish Government has been told.
Industry lobbies MSPs to back nuclear power￼
The UK nuclear industry has stepped up its lobbying of MSPs to try and reverse Holyrood's opposition to new nuclear power stations.
Financial giant accused of blocking new green homes in Fife
Financial services giant Legal and General has been accused of blocking new homes in Aberdour from being built to zero emissions standards.
Drinks giant Diageo fined £1.2m for climate breaches
The multinational drinks giant, Diageo, has been been fined £1.2 million for failing to report climate pollution.
Sepa under fire for ‘unacceptable’ payments to oil lobby
Scotland's environmental watchdog is paying £960 a year to be an associate member of the lobby group for the North Sea oil and gas industry.
Pollution data permanently lost because of cyber attack
Information on thousands of environmental checks and pollution breaches over 15 months has been permanently lost because of a cyber attack.
Tax haven firms own £7.7bn of UK offshore wind power lines
The UK is missing out on "several hundred million pounds" in revenue due to cables from its offshore wind farms being owned in tax havens.
Cracks cause Torness nuclear plant to close early
Spreading cracks at the Torness nuclear power station in East Lothian mean that it will have to close two years earlier than planned.
Councils failing to tackle climate crisis, says report
Plans by Scottish local authorities to cut carbon pollution are “deeply insufficient” and will cause Scotland to keep missing climate targets.