Plans for what could be one of the UK’s first power stations equipped with carbon capture technology were announced today.
The government’s climate advisor has said the ongoing moratorium on fracking in England should not be lifted without considering the impact of shale gas on greenhouse gas emissions.
A study by climate scientists says carbon capture and storage (CCS) cannot meet the urgent need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The use of hydrogen to help meet UK carbon targets does not justify an expansion of the onshore oil and gas industry, campaigners said today.
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.