Fracking opponents have warned of a “huge backlash” if the government agrees to industry demands for new rules to make shale gas production quicker and easier.
The Australian owner of the shale gas company, Cuadrilla, spent $1.107m in the UK in 2021 (about £655,000 at current rates), even though its licences were “on hold” because of the fracking moratorium.
Campaign organisations are taking separate legal actions over plans for a new gasfield and Ineos’s plastics project.
Plans by Egdon Resources to drill for oil in Lincolnshire will not cut energy bills, opponents said during a 17-mile pilgrimage between two proposed sites.
Oil and gas wells planned in East Yorkshire could be drilled under five villages, new maps have revealed.
Development of the controversial Cambo oil field off Shetland has been paused.
Campaigners from across the UK called today for councils to divest their pension funds from fossil fuels.
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The city that will host an international climate conference later this year, will invest hundreds of millions of pounds in fossil fuels indefinitely under a new policy, environmental campaigners said today.
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