Plugging leaks in oil and gas infrastructure would significantly cut methane emissions at little or no cost, according to a major new UN report on tackling climate change. But expansion of the use of natural gas was not compatible with climate targets without “massive-scale deployment of unproven carbon […]
Sport teams and events have been urged to give up sponsorship from companies that promote high carbon products, services and lifestyles.
The oil and gas industry must improve reporting of climate change impacts or risk losing its social licence, the regulator said today.
The Environment Agency is being urged to oppose oil drilling plans on the Isle of Wight after its leader said “fast thinking” was needed to tackle climate change.
Senior Conservatives in East Yorkshire are urging the county council to declare a climate emergency – after defeating two previous calls by their opponents.
The former energy minister, Kwasi Kwarteng, has been appointed business secretary. He replaces Alok Sharma, who moves to work fulltime as president of the COP26 climate conference in November.
Hydrocarbon companies that want to maintain their position in the economy have to become wholly different businesses, the government’s climate change advisor has warned. Launching the world’s first detailed route map to a fully decarbonised nation, Lord Deben, chair of the Committee on Climate Change (CCC), said: “We […]
A woman living near a proposed gas exploration site in Surrey is challenging the developer’s claims that it will support efforts to tackle climate change.
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.
Opponents of fracking in Nottinghamshire have called for stricter planning controls on future shale gas development in the county.