The COP27 climate conference ended in Egypt today with a landmark agreement to compensate poorer countries that are the victims of climate change. But there was little progress in tacking emissions from burning fossil fuels, the root cause of global warming.
Mia Mottley, the prime minister of Barbados, called today for oil and gas companies to contribute to the cost of climate change.
The UN secretary-general has called on all industrialised countries to tax the windfall profits of fossil fuel companies.
The BBC has admitted it was inaccurate for a presenter on a flagship news programme to say that scientists had debunked fears about earthquakes near fracking sites.
The Australian owner of shale gas company Cuadrilla has raised $19.7m (£11.79m) in a share placing.
As the government considers the future of fracking in England, a new study has revealed little support for a change of policy.
The company behind gas exploration near the Surrey village of Dunsfold has complained to the local MP, Jeremy Hunt, about his comments that it would cause “enormous damage and disruption”.
International pledges to tackle climate change made in Glasgow last year will “wither on the vine” without action, Alok Sharma, the COP26 president said today.
Talks focussed on energy at the fifth day of the COP26 climate talks in Glasgow. The COP president says “the end of coal is in sight” and there’s a commitment by some countries to end public funding for unabated fossil fuels.
Suspected damage to the target formation at Rathlin Energy’s West Newton-B site in East Yorkshire is limiting hydrocarbon flow, two of the partners said this morning.