Fossil fuel production planned by national governments “vastly exceeds” the limit needed to keep global temperatures at safe levels, the United Nations said today.
A new study has found that hydrogen made from fossil fuels could delay UK decarbonisation.
A climate campaigner is to take her long-running fight against the development of oil wells in Surrey to the Court of Appeal.
Billions of pounds remain invested in fossil fuels through local government pension funds, even though three-quarters of councils have declared a climate emergency, a new report reveals.
Emissions of methane from fossil fuels have been underestimated by up to 40%, according to a new study.
Shale gas companies must show they have considered how drilling could affect old mining features in coalfield areas, according to revised advice on exploration plans.
Regulators of fracking were accused today of a “dereliction of duty” in their oversight of shale gas proposals in mining areas.
Fracking near geological faults in former coal mining areas could trigger earthquakes and should not take place without careful assessment of all available geological data, according to one of the UK’s leading experts on the subject.
Research by scientists at Manchester University has found that shale gas is one of the least sustainable choices for generating electricity.
As expected, the Green Party has promised to replace fracking, coal-fired power stations and nuclear with renewables.