Carbon capture must be safe and effective in reducing CO2 emissions, members of the public have told the government.
The government’s climate adviser has said planning policies must deliver carbon-reduction goals – but it declined to back a landmark legal challenge to how UK onshore oil production is decided.
Development of new oil and gas fields must stop this year if the world is to meet its goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050, the leading energy organisation has said.
Support for fracking fell to its lowest level in the latest phase of a government survey of public attitudes, published today.
Plugging leaks in oil and gas infrastructure would significantly cut methane emissions at little or no cost, according to a major new UN report on tackling climate change. But expansion of the use of natural gas was not compatible with climate targets without “massive-scale deployment of unproven carbon […]
Key figures 60,083 tonnes72,911 m314,794 barrels of oil per day1.63% of total UK production
Shale gas companies are working with two British universities to investigate whether UK boreholes could be turned into deep science laboratories.
The definitions of fracking in the UK are limited, ambiguous and inconsistent, a new study has said.
Public concerns about fracking have shaped opinion about new technologies regarded as vital to achieving UK climate targets, a new study has revealed.
Billions of pounds remain invested in fossil fuels through local government pension funds, even though three-quarters of councils have declared a climate emergency, a new report reveals.