The government’s long-awaited Energy White Paper, published today, warned the oil and gas sector it “must go considerably faster in reducing its own carbon footprint or risk losing its social licence to operate”.
Hydrocarbon companies that want to maintain their position in the economy have to become wholly different businesses, the government’s climate change advisor has warned. Launching the world’s first detailed route map to a fully decarbonised nation, Lord Deben, chair of the Committee on Climate Change (CCC), said: “We […]
Two Ineos companies are among the UK’s most energy-intensive industries to receive millions of pounds in compensation for the costs of carbon emission schemes.
A woman living near a proposed gas exploration site in Surrey is challenging the developer’s claims that it will support efforts to tackle climate change.
Surrey County Council was challenged today at the High Court over its approval of two decades of oil extraction near Gatwick Airport.
Activists from Extinction Rebellion Scotland have blocked entrances to the Ineos petrochemical plant at Grangemouth in Falkirk.
Renewables help Scotland head industrial nations in fall in greenhouse gas emissions – but future cuts will be “hard won”
The growth of low carbon electricity generation resulted in a drop in Scottish greenhouse gas emissions by almost a third in the decade to 2018, a new report revealed today.
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.