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.
Plans to protect endangered porpoises around the Scottish coast have been blocked by the Scottish Government to clear the way for offshore wind farms.