The Scottish Government has announced an immediate ban on fracking, spelling an end to industry’s bid to drill for shale gas in Scotland.
Scotland’s vital infrastructure is under threat from coastal erosion and flooding, according to official assessments of climate pollution.
Nicola Sturgeon is under pressure to set up an independent inquiry into safety at North Sea oil rigs after incidents on the Elgin platform.
An intelligence network aimed at helping hundreds of fishermen avoid getting caught fishing illegally has been condemned as “blatant piracy”.
The number of spills from oil rigs in the North Sea has risen sharply to reach a 14-year high, according to a UK government report.