Government proposals to encourage low carbon heating systems are good but not good enough, critics said today.
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.
The oil and gas company, IGas, has continued its move into alternative energies with an announcement of plans to build solar farms.
Opponents of fossil fuel extraction in Surrey have set up a climate camp on land proposed for gas exploration.
Cutting methane emissions from oil and gas sites is vital to limiting global warming to 1.5C, the International Energy Agency said today.
Well tests at Rathlin Energy’s exploration sites in East Yorkshire recovered oil and gas but did not achieve sustained flow rates, it was revealed today.
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.
IGas has announced it will not appeal against the recent refusal of planning permission at its shale gas site in Misson, Nottinghamshire. The wellpad will now be restored.
Greenpeace has lost a legal challenge to the UK government’s decision to allow BP to drill 30 million barrels of oil from the Vorlich Field in the North Sea.
Consumers will be better protected from fluctuating gas prices as wind and solar provide more energy, the business secretary said today.