A landmark legal challenge has forced Royal Dutch Shell to cut its greenhouse gas emissions to meet global climate goals.
Plugging leaks in oil and gas infrastructure would significantly cut methane emissions at little or no cost, according to a major new UN report on tackling climate change. But expansion of the use of natural gas was not compatible with climate targets without “massive-scale deployment of unproven carbon […]
The government’s climate advisor has said the ongoing moratorium on fracking in England should not be lifted without considering the impact of shale gas on greenhouse gas emissions.
A climate campaigner is to take her long-running fight against the development of oil wells in Surrey to the Court of Appeal.
Public concerns about fracking have shaped opinion about new technologies regarded as vital to achieving UK climate targets, a new study has revealed.
The oil and gas industry must improve reporting of climate change impacts or risk losing its social licence, the regulator said today.
East Yorkshire – one of the UK’s biggest carbon polluting areas – has declared a climate emergency after two earlier failed attempts.
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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”.