Campaigners have brought a legal challenge to the UK Government for supporting plans they claim are “unlawful” for North Sea oil and gas production.
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‘It’s unhelpful to cherry-pick technologies’ – industry bodies and research groups hit back at CCS critics
Industry bodies have rallied to defend carbon capture and storage (CCS) after a report claimed it wouldn’t be able to deliver the emissions reductions needed in the coming years.
Environmental campaigners have branded carbon capture and storage (CCS) a “dangerous distraction” from the urgent need to decarbonise the energy sector.
“It's been a bad time for me I must admit, a horrendous time.” That’s how Tony*, a former drilling maintenance supervisor from Dundee, describes the impact this year has had on him as an offshore worker.
Oil and Gas UK has rebuked claims in a new report from a coalition of climate action groups as being “misleading”.
More than 80% of UK oil and gas workers are considering leaving the industry, according to a new report from climate action groups.
Trade unions and environmental groups are calling for political party manifestos to include commitments to deliver on green jobs promises.
A new survey has been launched by Platform and Friends of the Earth Scotland to hear from workers in the oil and gas industry and supply chain about how COVID-19 and the oil price crash have impacted their working life. Hundreds of workers have already responded, detailing their experience in the industry, their fears around job security and what type of future they want.
Scotland’s new public bank must be an “ethical lender”, according to environmental campaigners.
Friends of the Earth Scotland has called on the Scottish Government to "legally ban fracking" in a statement due to be made on Thursday.
One of the UK's largest renewable energy suppliers has written to the Chancellor to warn that plans to change VAT from 5% to 20% for families buying solar panels and renewable technology could harm the country's push for a net zero carbon economy by 2050.
A UK climate group has called on the Scottish Government to "enact a full legal ban" on fracking as part of a raft of recommendations designed to reduce carbon emissions.
The Scottish Conservative Party has announced a proposal for a new plastic recycling and waste plant.
The Scottish boss of a prominent climate group has called the lack of public opinion taking and consultation on fracking an "Orwellian move" by the UK Government.
The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has announced that it will cease any future investment in the oil and gas sector.
A legal challenge to the Scottish Government’s ban on fracking is to get under way.
An environmental charity has intervened in the legal challenge to the Scottish Government's fracking ban.
Friends of the Earth Netherlands has announced today that it intends to take on global oil giant Shell over claims it is ‘destroying’ the climate.
Scottish Renewables and Friends of the Earth Scotland claim that today's announcement of a new publicly-owned investment bank opens the door for effective investment in low carbon energy solutions.
Bowing to student, staff and alumni pressure, the University of Edinburgh has announced that it will ‘transition out’ of fossil fuel investments within three years.
WWF Scotland and Friends of the Earth Scotland (FoES) have hit out at the lack of provision within today’s Budget for green investment or climate concerns.