Campaigners who challenged the lawfulness of the UK government’s climate policies have lost their fight at the High Court.
A government department has confirmed it has acted on a threat of legal action from the onshore shale gas industry over the moratorium on fracking.
The UK government has defended its decision to invest $1.15bn in a massive gas scheme in Mozambique.
Three campaigners begin a legal challenge this morning to government support for the oil and gas industry.
A legal challenge to the decision by the UK government to approve $1.15bn funding for a liquified natural gas (LNG) project in Mozambique began at the High Court in London today.
Three young people have accused Boris Johnson of breaching his legal duty to take “practical and effective measures” to tackle climate change.
Environmental damage from burning oil in cars or planes should be assessed, as well as the benefits of oil production, campaigners told the court of appeal in London today.
Nine protesters from Insulate Britain – the group campaigning for a national home insulation programme – have been jailed for breaching a court order banning them from protesting on the M25.
Long-term oil extraction from a site in the Surrey greenbelt would “inevitably” result in greenhouse gas emissions from burning the fuel, the court of appeal was told today.
The UK government is in court today to defend long-term oil production in the Surrey greenbelt – just three days after the end of international climate talks in Glasgow.