Fossil fuel companies should be banned from future UN climate change Cop gatherings, a former leader of the Green Party has said.
With COP26 in Glasgow two months away, one might think Scottish political eyes would be turning towards the issues it will discuss, even if that means parking some other preoccupations for the time being. Not so.
Reaching net zero is going to be one of the toughest challenges of our generation.
A potential deal between the SNP and Greens would risk the oil and gas sector “being held at knifepoint”, a north-east MP has claimed.
Nicola Sturgeon has been urged to ditch talks on a Green government “coalition” over fears for North Sea jobs.
Green MSPs have said they will not back climate change legislation going through Holyrood unless ministers set tougher targets for curbing greenhouse gases.
Maximising oil and gas extraction in the North Sea is incompatible with Scotland’s climate change commitments, the Greens have said.
A row has broken out over “barmy” plans from the Scottish Greens to shut down the North Sea oil and gas industry in “10 or 20 years”.
A North Sea skit as imagined by Professors Alex Russell and Peter Strachan of Robert Gordon University on behalf of the North Sea oil industry.
The Scottish Green Party wants the North Sea oil and gas sector to be wound down - so offshore workers can become lumberjacks.