Aberdeen has been revealed as the fly-tipping capital of northern Scotland – with residents reporting dumped waste in their gardens, streets and parks more than 20 times a day.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It has been a year of extremes for the UK’s weather and wildlife. Here is how 2018 unfolded month by month at National Trust properties around the UK.
Conservation experts have called for greater support for Scotland’s farmers in the face of the challenges presented by climate change.
Scotland’s farmers need more Government support if they are to adapt to the challenges of climate change, campaigners say.
At 7am the fog was rolling in over the farms, so I rushed up my local hill to watch the sunrise. I spent a sublime two hours up above the fog watching the beautiful lightshow unfold.
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.
More than £39 million has been awarded to farmers and crofters to help fund environmentally-friendly land management projects.
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.
Blizzards, heavy snow and freezing rain will hit the UK this weekend, bringing treacherous conditions for drivers and shoppers on one of the busiest weekends before Christmas.
Conservationists are calling for tougher regulation of grouse moors to end the persecution of Scotland’s raptors.
This year has been the most successful year for common cranes in the UK since the 17th century, conservationists have said.
A new public art installation made up of melting ice blocks which aims to show the reality of climate change has been unveiled in London.
The first members of a Scottish climate change committee have been announced following a pledge to become carbon neutral.
Walkers has won the backing of Environment Secretary Michael Gove as it launches a crisp packet recycling scheme in response to a public campaign against plastic waste.
Singer Dougie Poynter is writing a book for children to teach them about the impact plastic has on the environment.
Climate change made this year’s summer heatwave around 30 times more likely than it would be under natural conditions, the Met Office has said.
The melting of Greenland’s ice sheet has accelerated to unprecedented rates in the face of rising temperatures, analysis of ice cores has found.
“So……what’s your favourite walk in all of Scotland?”
Free charging points for electric cars are to be rolled out at hundreds of Tesco stores from next year, the supermarket has announced.
An outright ban on plastics could lead to greater environmental damage, according to a group of academics.
Countries must massively ramp up their action to cut emissions to prevent global temperatures rising beyond dangerous thresholds, a UN report warns.