The UK’s climate advisor has praised government plans to cut carbon emissions but called for detailed plans on how some ambitions would be achieved.
Council planners have supported proposals for long-term oil extraction in the protected landscape of the Lincolnshire Wolds.
Proposals to explore for oil near the village of Arreton on the Isle of Wight were refused this evening.
The councillor responsible for environmental issues on the Isle of Wight has come out against plans to drill for oil, due to be decided tomorrow.
Officials back Isle of Wight oil drilling at Arreton – “economic benefits outweigh environmental harm”
Proposals to explore for oil on farmland on the Isle of Wight have been supported by council planners despite potential environmental harm.
Councillors on the Isle of Wight will decide later this month whether to give the go-ahead for oil exploration at Arreton.
Opponents of 20 years of production and six new wells at an oil field in East Yorkshire have been celebrating the refusal of planning permission.
One of the UK’s largest onshore oil and gas proposals in recent years was refused this morning.
Opponents and supporters of plans for a major expansion of an oil site in East Yorkshire put their cases to councillors this afternoon.
IGas proposals to produce hydrogen at a second site in Surrey have been published.