On the eve of tomorrow’s international climate strikes, more than 450 celebrities, activists and campaign organisations have urged the United Nations to endorse a worldwide ban on fracking.
Support for fracking has recovered from a record low in the spring, according to results from the latest government attitudes survey. Opposition has fallen from a previous record high.
The UK’s credibility to tackle climate change rests on government action over the next 18 months, the official adviser said today.
Conservative-controlled Surrey County Council has declared a climate emergency – almost unanimously.
The decision has been delayed in the public inquiry into IGas plans to test the flow of its well at Ellesmere Port, the Planning Inspectorate has confirmed.
The government has made its first public comment on the legal challenge which quashed a key section of planning policy on shale gas and fracking.
The Environment Agency has warned Cuadrilla over allowing climate-changing methane to vent into the atmosphere from the Preston New Road fracking site.