Scotland’s first £65m net zero hospital looks to become pioneer

The Balfour Hospital in Orkney is fully electric, with heat pumps and EVs used to cut down its emissions

Scottish government announces £650k for salmon conservation

The funding will be used to protect wild populations and make farming more sustainable

Scotland to establish new Just Transition Commission to support net zero transformation

The Commission will be chaired by climate scientist Professor Jim Skea and report annually on the progress Scotland is making to ensure a ‘greener and fairer future’

Can weighing waste boost recycling?

Scotland’s first waste weighing programme will pilot next month in North Lanarkshire to determine how much recycling takes place and what can be done to boost it

Floating offshore wind port cluster ‘could deliver £1.5bn boost to Scotland’

A new report estimates the forthcoming ScotWind leasing round could create 5,000 jobs a year

Surf Air Mobility takes off with ‘first’ hybrid electric flights in Scotland

The trials saw its Ampaire division’s Electric EEL technology aircraft cross the Pentland Firth from Kirkwall Airport on the Orkney Isles to the regional Wick John O’Groats Airport

Scottish ‘energy transformation’ projects backed with £16.5m

The funding will support projects that aim to help decarbonise the North Sea oil and gas industry

Whisky waste raises a glass to green transport

A distillery in north-eastern Scotland converts its production residues into biogas fuel for its fleet

Ørsted partners with Falck and BlueFloat for floating wind potential in Scotland

The companies will apply for seabed leases, looking to participate in the upcoming Crown Estate ScotWind leasing round

Scotland commits £100k to support Global Climate Assembly

The initiative will bring together participants from around the world to learn from each other and make recommendations that will feed into COP26 discussions