The 11 companies selected as “principal partners” of the COP26 climate summit caused more greenhouse gas pollution globally in 2020 than the whole of the UK.
The petrochemical multinational, Ineos, is by far the largest climate polluter in Scotland, according to the latest official data.
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.
The gap between what women and men are paid widened in favour of men at over 170 organisations in Scotland last year, including prominent companies such as Ineos, Babcock, Farmfoods and Brewdog.
Scotland’s most polluting companies have been named and shamed in a new database compiled by the government’s Scottish Environment Protection Agency.
The Scottish Highlands are a net exporter of energy, but despite this, people who live there still pay more for power.
More than 550 reservoirs have been rated as “high risk” because of the homes, roads and airports that could be flooded if they burst – and the dangers will increase with climate pollution.
A west coast community is in dispute with a power company over giant wind turbines which are allegedly causing debilitating health problems.
Correspondence released under freedom of information law reveals that two companies warned ministers that a planned conservation area for harbour porpoises could kill their plans for wind farms in the Moray Firth.