The protest tactic of locking on – used as far back as the Suffragettes – could become a criminal offence under new changes to the Policing Bill.
The proposed Cambo oilfield off Shetland “should not get the green light”, Nicola Sturgeon said today.
The chancellor Rishi Sunak was accused of extending the fossil fuel age with his budget today.
Government proposals to encourage low carbon heating systems are good but not good enough, critics said today.
Consumers will be better protected from fluctuating gas prices as wind and solar provide more energy, the business secretary said today.
The UK prime minister has said the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow in less than 40 days must be a turning point for humanity.
Lee Rowley, who opposed shale gas exploration in his Derbyshire constituency, has been become a junior minister at the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). He was appointed in the reshuffle, along with Greg Hands, the new energy and climate change minister.
Michael Gove has replaced Robert Jenrick as secretary of state for housing, communities and local government.
The UK government is consulting on changes to documents that guide decisions on major energy developments.
The government is seeking views on setting a low-carbon standard for blue hydrogen.