The growth of low carbon electricity generation resulted in a drop in Scottish greenhouse gas emissions by almost a third in the decade to 2018, a new report revealed today.
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A ministerial statement is due later this week on Scotland’s policy on unconventional oil and gas.
The Scottish First Minister said anti-fracking campaigners should not be considered domestic extremists, despite reports that they’d been labelled so by Police Scotland.
The Scottish government would ban fracking if it had the legal power to do so, a senior member of the Scottish National Party has said.
The court considering a challenge to the Scottish Government’s ban on fracking has been told the policy is required to meet climate change commitments.
Members of the Scottish Parliament have backed an indefinite moratorium on fracking and unconventional oil and gas.
In this week’s update: Demonstrations against Church of England investment in fossil fuels Lock-on protests in Chesterfield and Preston New Road European anti-fracking campaigners join rally outside Cuadrilla’s site Petition with thousands of names against unconventional oil and gas delivered to the Scottish Parliament Opponents of drilling in […]
In this review of what politicians said in parliament: Graham Jones: local people know best – so why not on fracking? Baroness Jones: arrests at the Barton Moss anti-fracking protests Paul Wheelhouse updates the Scottish Parliament on unconventional oiland gas With thanks to TheyWorkForYou.com for the transcripts
In this Fracking Week in Parliament: Fracking and carbon capture and storage Fracking and the Green Investment Bank sale Fracking and public consultation in Scotland