A group of backbench Conservatives has urged the government to ease the planning laws on shale gas schemes.
A formal complaint has been lodged about a BBC interview with the chief executive of the shale gas company, Cuadrilla.
UK electricity will be 95% low carbon by 2030, with a “major acceleration of homegrown power”, the government announced tonight.
IGas has estimated it could produce fracked gas for three million homes within 12-18 months if the fracking moratorium was lifted.
The business secretary, Kwasi Kwarteng, has ordered a scientific review of the impact of fracking.
Investing in new fossil fuel infrastructure is moral and economic madness, the UN secretary general said today.
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The MP representing the area around Cuadrilla’s shale gas site in Lancashire has opposed efforts by some fellow Conservatives to lift the moratorium on fracking and relax regulations on earthquakes.
A group of MPs has launched an inquiry into how the UK can phase out fossil fuel use more quickly.
An environmental campaigner who brought a legal challenge over the climate impact of onshore oil production has applied to take her case to the final court in the UK.