The driving force behind the Paris agreement has been honoured at the Edinburgh Science Festival.
Fewer than one in 20 local authority vehicles are eco-friendly electric or hybrid models, new figures show.
Green campaigners are urging the Government to turn down plans for the UK’s largest gas power plant to replace coal units at Drax in North Yorkshire.
Demand for new cars fell 3.4% in March as uncertainty over diesel and Brexit continued to hit consumer confidence, the automotive industry said.
Seaside towns must be inspired to reinvent themselves to become prosperous and desirable places to live and visit, peers have urged.
Tougher measures targeting people who throw litter out of cars have been promised after it was revealed seven tonnes of rubbish is thrown on to the M8 and M9 every month.
Environmental and human rights campaigners have claimed a “fantastic” victory after leading judges ruled that an injunction granted to energy giant Ineos was “too wide and insufficiently clear”.
Environmental and human rights campaigners are set to find out if they have been successful in the latest round of their fight against a “draconian” injunction granted to energy giant Ineos.
Cities around the world have been marking Earth Hour by turning off the lights for 60 minutes in a call for global action on climate change.
Well-known landmarks across Scotland including the Forth Bridge and the Kelpies are being plunged into darkness to mark this year’s Earth Hour.
Climate change protesters as young as seven have been invited to have their say at the Scottish Parliament.