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UN climate talks fail to deliver progress - WWF comment

Scotland and others must now deliver on their climate change commitments

Scottish agencies receive 'Wildlife Crime Operation of the Year' Award

Representatives from several Scottish enforcement agencies recently popped by WWF's office to pick up their
'Wildlife Crime Operation of the Year' Awards.

Win a Dolphin watching trip: Terms And Conditions

We're giving away a fantastic Dolphin watching trip for two adults.

All you have to do is simply follow @WWFScotland on Twitter, retweet the specific competition tweet and a winner will be picked at random.

See the terms and conditions below: 

Party leaders back more renewables for WWF's Earth Hour

Scotland’s political parties have pledged their support for renewable energy as part of our efforts to tackle climate change.

Ben Fogle backs fight to save Scottish marine lab

TV adventurer and WWF ambassador Ben Fogle has thrown his weight behind a campaign to prevent the closure of the internationally renowned marine research laboratory at Millport in the west of Scotland.

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Plans for new build standards extremely disappointing

WWF Scotland expressed concern over the level of ambition in the 'Lower carbon buildings - a review of energy standards and guidance within Scottish building regulations' consultation launched today.

WWF Scotland – New Director announced

WWF-UK, one of the country's leading environmental charities, has today named Lang Banks as its new Director of WWF Scotland.

Braer oil disaster: WWF issues pollution warning

20 years after the country's worst oil spill, Scotland's marine environment remains at serious risk from new pollution, said WWF Scotland.

Energy & Scotland: “Make or Break” year for carbon capture

Scottish power station must secure UK carbon prize backing, says WWF

Puffin with sandeels

Scotland's marine wildlife put at risk as protection expires

Groups call for urgent resolution to protect vulnerable marine species and habitats

Young orang utan, Jambi, Sumatra, Indonesia

Scotland's local authorities in forest protection pledge

Majority of councils take steps to avoid use of illegal timber and paper products

Renewables: Scotland on track for best year ever

News that for the first three quarters of 2012, Scotland’s renewable electricity output was on track for the best year ever.

Scottish tidal power schemes offered £30M in European support

Projects off Skye and Islay to benefit from European support

Fuel Poverty: Welcome progress but more effort needed

Fuel poverty figures are continuing to rise, but at a slower rate than anticipated due to improved energy efficiency said WWF Scotland.

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Doha Climate talks end: Scotland must show leadership

A lack of collective leadership and ambition marked the end of UN climate change talks in Doha, said Stop Climate Chaos Scotland (SCCS) today.

Nuclear Power: Hunterston ‘B’ given extention

Reacting to the news that the life of the Hunterston B nuclear power station is to be extended by seven years until 2023, with the potential of further extension,

UK Energy Bill: What it means for Scotland

Responding to the publication of the UK Energy Bill today, WWF Scotland is calling on the Scottish Government to take steps to secure our renewables potential and ensure climate targets are not put at risk.

Holyrood inquiry backs Scotland's renewable future

Responding to the publication of the findings of the Scottish Parliament’s Inquiry into the Scottish Government’s Renewable Energy Targets.

Wind turbines funnel wind from the Columbia River Gorge, Washington-Oregon border, United States.

Windfarms: Scotland is 'right' on renewables, says WWF

Responding to comments by UK energy minister John Hayes, reported today in the Daily Telegraph and Daily Mail regarding onshore wind.

The Wintles, sustainable homes © John Birdsall / WWF-UK

Homes: 'Watering down' new build measures not the answer

Responding to a call today by Homes for Scotland urging the Scottish Government to 'water down' measures to improve home energy efficiency targets.

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