The UK strategy for cutting greenhouse gas emissions could exceed targets set by parliament, government lawyers told the High Court today.
Climate policies in the UK government’s net zero strategy are not enough to meet cuts in greenhouse gas emissions required by law for the 2030s, it was revealed at the High Court today.
Global temperatures are expected to rise by at least 2.4C, despite pledges made at the COP26 climate talks for the next decade, new analysis from the Climate Action Tracker warned today.
The Swedish climate campaigner, Greta Thunberg, told thousands of people in Glasgow this afternoon that the COP26 conference had turned into a PR event and a global green wash festival.
The UK’s climate advisor has praised government plans to cut carbon emissions but called for detailed plans on how some ambitions would be achieved.
BP’s emission targets are “too little too late” for the climate, said anti-fracking campaigners protesting against the company in London this morning.
The company behind oil production at Horse Hill in Surrey has raised £1.275m in a share placing to pay for cost cuts.
The chief executive and co-founder of IGas, Andrew Austin, is stepping down from the board, the company announced this morning. It also gave details of cuts of more than 25% to its workforce and consultants.