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A BLUEPRINT for the worldwide implementation of ground-breaking technology to store harmful greenhouses gases underground is to be created in Scotland.
THE new "green energy" biomass plant proposed for Leith would take at least 40 years to become carbon neutral, according to a new study.
Gardening group are rebels with a cause, says Jenny Fyall
THE government body responsible for protecting Scotland's environment has been accused of "extraordinary double standards" for failing to slash its own greenhouse gas emissions.
GREENHOUSE gas emissions have increased in a third of council areas in Scotland, new figures have shown.
THE Scottish love affair with the motor car has shown no sign of diminishing over the past ten years, a new report has shown.
SCOTS could be able to throw all types of plastic from yoghurt pots to food trays into the recycling bin within a year under plans revealed to The Scotsman.
THE Scottish Green List 2009 – featured in The Scotsman over the past four days – is a roll-call of the inspirational people making Scotland a better and more sustainable place to live.
TODAY The Scotsman continues its countdown of the top 50 green pioneers in Scotland, with a list that includes engineers, academics, activists and writers.
A PIONEERING attempt to bring electric cars to the streets of the Capital has been scuppered by the city's tram project, one of its main backers said today.
IT'S enough to make even the most ardent recycler stop and think: "Is this a complete waste of time?"
THE Scottish Government is spending £466,000 on an advertising campaign to encourage people to reuse plastic bags.
IT will be reassuring to those who recycle their household rubbish regularly to know that most of their efforts are not in vain. But the fact that thousands of tonnes of recycled waste from the Lothians still ends up in landfill sites must remain a matter of some concern.
EMISSIONS targets for new buildings have been watered down by the Scottish Government because of the financial pressures of the economic crisis.
PUBLIC buildings run by the Scottish Government have failed miserably to achieve acceptable standards of energy efficiency, The Scotsman can reveal.
SCOTS are planning to lead greener lives in 2009, a new survey suggests.
A NUMBER of local companies have been nominated for awards recognising their environmental credentials.
A MOTORING group has attempted to explode the "myths" of road-building, a move which has triggered scorn from environmentalists.