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.
Revealed: the companies in Scotland where the gender pay gap is growing
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.
Named: the ‘dirty dozen’ companies that pollute Scotland
Scotland’s most polluting companies have been named and shamed in a new database compiled by the government’s Scottish Environment Protection Agency.
People in Highlands pay hundreds of pounds more a year more for electricity
The Scottish Highlands are a net exporter of energy, but despite this, people who live there still pay more for power.
Communities across Scotland at risk from flooding reservoirs
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.
Giant wind turbines are causing health problems, claim villagers
A west coast community is in dispute with a power company over giant wind turbines which are allegedly causing debilitating health problems.
Energy firms prevented porpoise protection
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.
Scottish Government protecting wind farms not porpoises, say advisors
Plans to protect endangered porpoises around the Scottish coast have been blocked by the Scottish Government to clear the way for offshore wind farms.