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Scottish climate activists gathered this weekend for their first "climate camp" in a decade to campaign against Scotland’s third largest polluter.

Scottish climate activists gathered this weekend for their first "climate camp" in a decade to campaign against Scotland’s third largest polluter.
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The majority of offshore workers in the North Sea would consider leaving the sector, a new report has found. Poor job security was cited as the most pressing reason to quit the industry, after t...
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A year on from the Scottish Government’s declaration of a climate emergency, the country’s fossil fuel industry is about to enter a critical period as ministers weigh up key decisions on how to ach...
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The practical challenges of tackling coronavirus on a cramped North Sea oil platform cannot be overstated — living spaces are often shared, two-metres social distancing is tricky and often unenforc...
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Scotland has declared a “climate emergency”, intensifying debates over the future of the North Sea oil and gas industry. Five years on from a ‘catastrophic’ downturn, Chris Silver explores the impa...
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Famed for its remarkable archaeological treasures from the ancient past, today Orkney is forging a low-carbon future for itself. The archipelago can point to a string of landmark achievements in de...
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In a speech in Glasgow on 24 Nov 1946, the renowned wartime Labour Secretary of State for Scotland, Tom Johnston, painted a vision of the future. In his new role as chairman of the North of Scotlan...
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In a Scotland straining towards a two-thirds cut in emissions by 2030, the behemoth of Grangemouth represents by far the greatest single obstacle. In addition to the practical questions surrounding...
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Few vistas in the country offer such an impressive picture of industriousness as that of Aberdeen Harbour. Tall, brightly coloured prows of vessels servicing the oil industry jostle for space up ag...
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In this first of our new series 'Just Transition, from Fossil Fuels to Environmental Justice', we look at the history of energy in Fife, and begin to mine the prospects for a more sustainable futur...
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Scottish climate activists gathered this weekend for their first "climate camp" in a decade to campaign against Scotland’s third largest polluter.

Scottish climate activists gathered this weekend for their first "climate camp" in a decade to campaign against Scotland’s third largest polluter.
on

The majority of offshore workers in the North Sea would consider leaving the sector, a new report has found. Poor job security was cited as the most pressing reason to quit the industry, after t...
on

A year on from the Scottish Government’s declaration of a climate emergency, the country’s fossil fuel industry is about to enter a critical period as ministers weigh up key decisions on how to ach...
on

The practical challenges of tackling coronavirus on a cramped North Sea oil platform cannot be overstated — living spaces are often shared, two-metres social distancing is tricky and often unenforc...
on

Scotland has declared a “climate emergency”, intensifying debates over the future of the North Sea oil and gas industry. Five years on from a ‘catastrophic’ downturn, Chris Silver explores the impa...
on

Famed for its remarkable archaeological treasures from the ancient past, today Orkney is forging a low-carbon future for itself. The archipelago can point to a string of landmark achievements in de...
on

In a speech in Glasgow on 24 Nov 1946, the renowned wartime Labour Secretary of State for Scotland, Tom Johnston, painted a vision of the future. In his new role as chairman of the North of Scotlan...
on

In a Scotland straining towards a two-thirds cut in emissions by 2030, the behemoth of Grangemouth represents by far the greatest single obstacle. In addition to the practical questions surrounding...
on

Few vistas in the country offer such an impressive picture of industriousness as that of Aberdeen Harbour. Tall, brightly coloured prows of vessels servicing the oil industry jostle for space up ag...
on

In this first of our new series 'Just Transition, from Fossil Fuels to Environmental Justice', we look at the history of energy in Fife, and begin to mine the prospects for a more sustainable futur...