Labour’s new climate change minister has demanded a ban on fracking.
A legal challenge by a petrochemicals firm over an effective ban on fracking cost the Scottish Government around £175,000, according to figures obtained via a freedom of information (FOI) request.
Environmental protesters have targeted the cycling team sponsored by energy giant Ineos.
The Government’s fracking tsar has quit the post after just six months, claiming policy around the controversial process means there is “no purpose” to her job.
Dundee City Council is facing calls to divest £135 million of pension cash from firms carrying out fracking overseas.
Fashion designer Dame Vivienne Westwood turned model in an anti-fracking protest against multinational chemical company Ineos.
Fracking is reducing the nesting success of an American songbird described as a modern-day “canary in a coal mine”, research has shown.
Pop star Cher has lent her support to a campaign to ban drilling for oil and gas in Ireland.