Glasgow climate crisis event accused of allowing “greenwashing“ by the fossil fuel industry
Sponsorship of a climate change summit in Glasgow by energy firms and a bank has been branded as “greenwashing“ by climate change campaigners.
Rising toxic pollution under investigation
The Scottish Government’s green watchdog launched an investigation into rises in toxic pollution from two wood production plants in Stirlingshire and Ayrshire.
SNP criticised for hosting major polluters at conference
The SNP’s annual conference featured exhibits from an oil giant and an energy firm accused of being “the…
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.
The ‘rogues’ gallery’: Scotland’s top 20 climate polluters
A cement works, a glass plant and a well-known whisky distillery are among Scotland’s top 20 climate polluters, The Ferret can reveal.
Wind farms producing £3bn of energy to pay ‘loose change’ to Scots while fuel bills soar
The owners of Scotland’s onshore wind farms will only pay ‘loose change’ to communities this year.
COP26 sponsors cause 350m tonnes of climate pollution
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.
Ineos, SSE, and Exxon top climate polluter ‘league of destruction’
The petrochemical multinational, Ineos, is by far the largest climate polluter in Scotland, according to the latest official data.
Climate pollution on the rise because of Peterhead gas plant
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.