Scottish Green MSPs John Finnie and Mark Ruskell have today written to the government’s economic development agencies urging them to step up efforts to secure new orders in light of warnings that the BiFab marine engineering yards in Fife and on Lewis could close by the end of June.
Scottish Green co-convener Patrick Harvie last night announced his dissatisfaction with Chancellor Philip Hammond's Budget decision to reform the North Sea tax system.
Green MSP for Mid-Scotland and Fife Mark Ruskell has said residents around Fife’s massive Westfield project should receive more than quarter of a million pounds of community benefit funds if plans go ahead.
The Scottish Greens have said they hope the “end is in sight” in their long-running campaign to ban fracking.
Labour derided over ‘true Green Party’ claims with accusations of supporting ‘tax breaks for oil industry’
A Labour MSP’s claim her party is the “true green party in Scotland” has led to the Greens accusing Labour of a having an “identity crisis”.
Any announcement “short of an outright ban” on underground coal gasification (UGC) will be viewed as a failure by the Scottish Government to stand up to the oil and gas industry, the Greens have said.
The Scottish Greens have launched their election campaign with pledges to deliver more than 200,000 “clean green” jobs, reform land ownership and ban fracking.
Scotland should nationalise its oil industry to break its dependence on “distant multinationals and neoliberal forces”, and cut down on drilling, according to a report commissioned by the Scottish Greens.