An investigation is underway into allegations of bullying and manhandling of Conservative MPs in parliament this evening in a chaotic vote on fracking.
A Labour bid to introduce legislation to ban fracking was defeated this evening.
The shadow climate secretary, Ed Miliband, on a visit to the shale gas village of Misson in Nottinghamshire today, promised that a Labour government would ban fracking.
Conservative MPs in shale gas areas have reacted angrily to the announcement by Jacob Rees-Mogg, that the moratorium on fracking had been lifted.
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 COP26 president, Alok Sharma, declared this morning: “I do believe that the end of coal is in sight. I do believe that we are getting to a point we can consign coal power to history.”
The government has announced it is abolishing the Department of Energy and Climate Change, which regulates some onshore oil and gas operations.
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