Medical leaders have called on the UK government to halt new oil and gas exploration to avoid further damage to the nation’s health.
Plans to produce oil for 20 years near a historic country house in Dorset are still being considered, despite limited progress over the past 18 months.
The decision on the Dunsfold/Loxley gas exploration site in Surrey is to be made by the communities’ secretary, Michael Gove, it was announced this afternoon.
2021 was a year when key decision-makers, institutions and the public said no to the onshore oil and gas industry, often for the first time.
Campaigners who challenged the lawfulness of the UK government’s climate policies have lost their fight at the High Court.
Environmental campaigners have dismissed statements by Angus Energy that proposed production from its Brockham site in Surrey would help meet a national need for oil.
More than twice as many people oppose fracking than support it, according to a new government survey published today.
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The government’s climate advisor has addressed possible loopholes in the COP26 agreement on phasing out fossil fuel subsidies.
The prime minster has said the UK wants to phase out hydrocarbons completely and as quickly as possible.