A key part of the UK government’s strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions has been opposed by the first citizens’ assembly on climate change.
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DrillOrDrop’s digest of the past month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world.
The government’s policy to promote shale gas as a bridge to a low carbon future is challenged by new research from the UK Energy Research Centre, published today.
Photo: David J Some rights reserved. Report: Paul Seaman A group of MPs said today the UK couldn’t afford to sit back and wait for carbon capture and storage (CCS).
Photo credit: David J Some rights reserved MPs have given the energy secretary, Amber Rudd, until the first week in January to answer questions about the government’s withdrawal of funding for carbon capture and storage.
Shale gas could help the UK move to a low carbon economy, according to an industry-funded panel.