A waste management company has stored remains of NHS patients in unrefrigerated units for more than six months, according to reports.
Up to 300 tonnes of clinical waste and 10 tonnes of anatomical waste has piled up at the Scottish sites of a disposal company, MSPs have heard.
Scotland’s Climate Change Secretary has told MSPs reducing carbon emissions and growing the economy “must go hand in hand”.
Campaigners have lost the latest High Court challenge over fracking at Cuadrilla’s controversial Preston New Road site.
The “honeymoon period is over” for electric vehicle (EV) owners after the city council revealed it will start charging them to plug in their cars.
Mountaineers have called on a local authority to reconsider its options over plans for hydro power construction schemes in a famous glen.
People are being urged to spend time listening out for the “twit-twoo” of tawny owls to help monitor how the birds are faring.
The number of drivers switching to electric and low emission cars is insufficient for the Scottish Government to meet its target of ending the sale of petrol and diesel vehicles by 2032.
Greenhouse gas emissions by Scottish industry are at a ten-year-low, according to new figures.
An Edinburgh hotel has become the first in the UK to be battery-powered.
Some of Scotland’s most famous wildlife, including Atlantic salmon, the capercaillie and the freshwater pearl mussel, could be at risk from climate change, a new report has warned.
Ministers have announced over £1 million in funding for green buses in Glasgow as Scotland’s first ever Low Emission Zone (LEZ) comes into force in the city.
Researchers have captured “stunning” images of marine life in the waters around St Kilda as a survey revealed its reefs and sea caves are in good condition.
Scotland’s first low-emission zone (LEZ) will be introduced in Glasgow on Monday, but campaigners have already said it will not achieve significant change.
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Scotland’s farmers need more Government support if they are to adapt to the challenges of climate change, campaigners say.
Elusive bitterns have successfully bred on the Isle of Wight for the first time on record, as the bird continues its comeback, the RSPB has said.
Smaller Scottish companies feel less prepared to cope with the impact of climate change compared to larger firms, according to a new poll.
Record levels of electricity have been generated from renewable sources in Scotland, figures show.
Every home will have weekly food waste collections and packaging will be more clearly labelled to show if it can go in household recycling bins under plans set out by the Government.