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Scotland’s new planning framework undermined by reliance on climate techno-fixes

NPF4 is step in the right direction in tackling the climate emergency it is seriously undermined by an over reliance on carbon capture and hydrogen

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Peterhead power station

Damning Carbon Capture report exposes ‘significant risk’ of Peterhead power station plans

New research further undermines carbon capture technology calling it “wildly unrealistic as a climate solution”

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Peterhead power station

New fossil gas power station at Peterhead must be rejected on climate grounds, say campaigners

The plan flies in the face of the clear and pressing need to cut the use of fossil fuels, as recommended by climate scientists and energy experts. 

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Hydrogen report must ‘change the conversation’

New report exposing the inefficiencies, soaring costs and the threat hydrogen poses to renewable energy supplies.

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Scottish Government admits ‘gaping hole’ in Climate Plan

Ministers ignored warnings from experts and campaigners about their over-reliance on carbon capture and hydrogen tehnologies

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Hydrogen Action Plan will ‘let fossil fuels in by the back door’

The Plan could see tens of millions of public money subsidising fossil fuel companies to support continued gas extraction and production for hydrogen.

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Hydrogen Action Plan will ‘let fossil fuels in by the back door’

Environmental campaigners have slammed the Scottish Government’s draft Hydrogen Action Plan as a way of ‘sneaking fossil fuels in by the back door’. The £100 million Hydrogen Action Plans sets…

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Public money shouldn’t be poured into Carbon Capture projects

Response to the Cabinet Secretary Michael Matheson’s statement on funding for the Acorn Carbon Capture and Storage project in Scotland. Climate groups believe CCS will prolong the life of the…

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Scottish Parliament

Programme for Government reaction

Programme confirms the promises from the SNP -Greens co-operation agreement, but gives disappointingly little further detail on timescales or processes.

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