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.
Life must be made difficult for oil and gas companies that increase – or fail to reduce – carbon emissions, Lancashire anti-fracking campaigners have argued.
Emissions of methane from fossil fuels have been underestimated by up to 40%, according to a new study.
Oil and gas companies have been warned by their regulator to stop “navel gazing” and do much more to solve the challenges of climate change.
DrillOrDrop’s summary of the election manifesto commitments on fracking and onshore oil and gas. We’ll update this post with each new manifesto.
Emissions from flares – including climate-damaging methane – could be underestimated, according to new research published today.
“New methane study backs climate case against fracking” – campaigners; “erroneous conclusions” – industry
Opponents of onshore shale gas in the UK have said new research on global methane emissions supports their call for a ban on fracking on climate change grounds.
The UK’s credibility to tackle climate change rests on government action over the next 18 months, the official adviser said today.