Is Scotland really on track to hit its climate change targets?

Jessica Shankleman
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Scotland's 2020 Climate Group urges businesses to ramp up carbon-cutting efforts after figures reveal 2012 emissions rose

The Scottish government has claimed it is on track to slash greenhouse gas emissions by 42 per cent by the end of the decade, despite new figures revealing emissions have risen for the third year in a...

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