Aberdeen MP says Tories have "dithered" through oil price crash as thousands of jobs are lost
Aberdeen MP Kirsty Blackman made the accusations amid Tory calls for oil industry tax reform
KIRSTY BLACKMAN, SNP MP for Aberdeen North, has accused the UK Government of exploiting the North Sea oil industry at the expense of Scottish jobs.
David Carr: It's not Scotland's oil - it's the planet's
CommonSpace columnist David Carr explores Scotland's relationship with oil - and why we must break our dependency
AS the climate spins into turmoil, Scotland is concerned about the economic health of the industry that has created the problem. It has been so bound up in our fate as an independent nation that we have ignored an inconvenient truth: North Sea oil must remain beneath the sea bed for the sake of the planet and us all. Does this put a different perspective on Scotland's future?
#COP21 round-up: 10 things to know about the Paris climate talks conclusion
UN Climate Change summit ends on high note as agreement is reached - but what's the reality? We round up the arguments and look at the highs and lows of #COP21
FOR 20 years world leaders have met at UN summits to agree on a plan to save the planet. For 20 years talks have been considered, broadly, a failure, and evidence now indicates we're getting close to the point of no return.