A government department has refused to release reports by planning inspectors on two public inquiries into shale gas schemes in England.
The government must not lock-in higher greenhouse gas emissions in the Covid-19 recovery package, its adviser on climate change said today.
The government has no plans to extend the moratorium on fracking to other forms of well stimulation, correspondence has revealed.
The result of an appeal by IGas over plans to test a shale gas well at Ellesmere Port has been delayed.
The government has delayed the result of the planning appeal over Ineos shale gas plans in the south Yorkshire village of Woodsetts.
A government department “worked with” Barclays on the “orderly disposal” of the troubled fracking company, Third Energy, ministerial correspondence has revealed.
The cabinet minister who announced the moratorium on fracking last year has been sacked in today’s reshuffle.
The new Conservative MP for the Rother Valley in south Yorkshire is calling on the government to extend its moratorium on fracking to include drilling for shale gas.
Claire O’Neill, the chair of the COP26 talks sacked by Boris Johnson last week, said the prime minister did not understand the climate emergency.
2035 ban on petrol/diesel vehicles will leave UK in “slow lane” of electric car revolution – campaigner
The Prime Minister is bringing forward a ban on UK sales of new petrol and diesel vehicles to 2035.