Lorna Slater: Climate crisis won’t get solved by profit-driven fixes. FROM where I live in Leith, the light from the sudden flaring at the Mossmorran gas plant some 15km away has dominated the sky in the past week. The light pollution in Edinburgh has been alarming, but I can’t even imagine what it has been like living in the shadow of this fossil fuel relic. Locals live in fear that the place will blow up. They say it’s like living near Mordor. One resident, Elaine Green, told reporters: “It was like a jumbo jet was hovering above me.” No-one should have to live with that.
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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said she will consider an independent inquiry into the future of the Mossmorran gas plant in Fife. The comment came after she was challenged at First Minister’s questions by the Scottish Greens after recent flaring saw hundreds complain to environmental regulator Sepa.
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