A cross-party committee of MPs has called for flaring on UK oil and gas fields to be banned in the next two years.
Ministers have refused a request to overturn planning permission for expansion and long-term production at a Rathlin Energy oil and gas site in East Yorkshire.
The government’s autumn statement has been criticised for failing to close loopholes in the windfall tax and for delaying extra spending on home insulation for three years.
A government minister has dismissed calls to put the moratorium on fracking in England into law.
The UK government is failing in its commitment that the public sector should “lead by example” on decarbonisation, MPs said today.
The former Green Party MEP and environmental campaigner, Keith Taylor, has died, aged 69.
The new business secretary has formally reinstated the moratorium on fracking in England.
Anti-fracking groups have welcomed confirmation from Downing Street that Rishi Sunak will reimpose the moratorium in England.
Rishi Sunak has hinted that the moratorium on fracking for shale gas in England will be reinstated.
The business secretary, Jacob Rees-Mogg, who announced a lifting for the fracking moratorium last month, has resigned, as the new prime minister began forming his cabinet.