Scotland invests in climate defences in Malawi

The government has followed through on its promise to help developing countries fight the impacts of climate change

‘Councils need help for net zero’, say Scottish MPs

This includes skills training and funding, a new report claims

Scotland smashes renewables generation record

More than 18,000GWh of renewable electricity generates in the six months of the year

Scots to set moratorium on waste-to-energy incinerators

The Scottish Government has said no further planning permission for incineration facilities should be granted by councils

New energy regulations to slash emissions from all new builds in Scotland

The new standards, which will apply from December 2022, support plans for all new buildings to have zero-emission heating systems from 2024

Scotland to maximise net zero funding

More than £500m is set to be spent in three years to cut emissions

Scotland sets out plans to introduce charges on single-use coffee cups

A panel of environmental advisers previously suggested a charge of between 20p and 25p – but it was not legislated as work was paused due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Scotland not equipped to fight climate change, says CCC

It claims that the plan in place does not take into account the inevitable changes that climate change will bring

Scottish Government unveils £300m heat pump fund

The fund will support the development of low carbon heating networks

UK and Scottish Governments strike a deal on “green freeports”

Two “green freeports” will be established in Scotland