Nicola Sturgeon: ‘COP26 more important to future of planet than Paris’s COP21’

The First Minister of Scotland said it is ‘vital’ the climate summit proves a success if humankind and the environment are to be safeguarded against climate change

Scotland announces £40m fund to help farmers become greener

The Agricultural Transformational Programme aims to support the industry in reducing greenhouse gas emissions as well as sustainable farming and land use

Glasgow unveils detailed net zero roadmap ahead of COP26

Based on forecasts commissioned by ScottishPower, the city will need to spend millions on enabling EV adoption, installing heatpumps and modernising its network

Scotland announces raft of new funding to hit net zero

The wave of new investment announced in the Budget includes £1.8 billion of investment in low carbon infrastructure, intended to help dramatically reduce emissions

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Green Alliance launches new net zero policy tracker

It intends to hold government to account on its carbon cutting actions ahead of the UN’s COP26 climate change summit in Glasgow in November

COP26: UK removes Claire O’Neill as President of the climate summit

The former energy minister has been axed just six months into her role

Nigel Topping appointed as UK climate action Champion for COP26

He will help drive action from businesses, investors, cities and regions on climate change

Mark Carney appointed as Finance Adviser for COP26 climate summit in Glasgow

He will help the UK Government to mobilise ambitious action from across the financial sector ahead of the conference in November

First Glasgow rolls out electric buses in the Scottish city

They are being funded under SP Energy Networks’ £20m Green Economy Fund, which will also support the installation of 22 charging points

Vattenfall plans to install its ‘most powerful’ turbines at Scottish wind farm

The Swedish energy company has submitted plans for the Clashindarroch II wind farm