Environment

  • 16 November 2014

    School budgets are to be stretched by a costly new exam appeals system which can levy charges for every paper reviewed by markers.

  • 16 November 2014

    A new coalition of 26 community and environmental groups is urging the Scottish ­Government to ban fracking for shale gas and drilling for underground coal-gas.

  • 16 November 2014

    Some of Scotland's best-known brands have been named and shamed by the ­Government's green watchdog for their poor performances on pollution, the Sunday Herald can reveal.

  • 4 November 2014

    WIND power produced more than enough electricity to meet the needs of every home in the country last month, campaigners have claimed.

  • 1 November 2014

    A leading conservation body has suffered a serious setback to its legal challenge of the Scottish Government's decision to approve a large-scale wind farm without a public inquiry.

  • 30 October 2014

    A MAJOR consultation has been launched into how Shetland should be supplied with electricity once the operational life of the islands' existing power station comes to an end.