The UK’s credibility to tackle climate change rests on government action over the next 18 months, the official adviser said today.
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 UK should phase out greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) said today.
The UK shale gas industry has upgraded production estimates by more than 70% following early results from two sites.
IGas proposals to explore for gas at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire were incompatible with UK commitments to limit temperature rise, a climate change expert will warn next month.
Advertising watchdog accepts campaign statement that “fracking is incompatible with tackling climate change”
A campaign website which said fracking was incompatible with tackling climate change did not break the advertising code, the watchdog has said.
Fracking Week in Parliament 13-17 November 2017. The Green Party MP, Caroline Lucas, has called for an urgent debate on the compatibility of fracking with UK climate objectives.