The UK has “once-in-a lifetime opportunity” to move to a low-carbon future and stimulate the economy after the Covid-19 outbreak, the government’s climate adviser said today.
The UK’s Climate Assembly has said government plans for economic recovery from the coronavirus outbreak should also help achieve net zero carbon emissions.
The government must not lock-in higher greenhouse gas emissions in the Covid-19 recovery package, its adviser on climate change said today.
2035 ban on petrol/diesel vehicles will leave UK in “slow lane” of electric car revolution – campaigner
The Prime Minister is bringing forward a ban on UK sales of new petrol and diesel vehicles to 2035.
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.