In a surprise announcement, China and the US have agreed on climate cooperation over the next decade.
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.
Support for fracking fell to its lowest level in the latest phase of a government survey of public attitudes, published today.
Two-thirds of the UK’s first horizontal shale gas well was not fracked during a nine-week operation last autumn, according to reports that the company, Cuadrilla, tried to keep secret.
Fracking Week in Parliament. The government has said it has no plans to establish a minimum distance between homes and shale gas sites across the country.
A policy requiring a distance of 500m between homes and fracking sites in North Yorkshire got official backing today – but the fracking industry immediately threatened to challenge it in court.
Support for fracking in the UK has fallen to its lowest level, according to a regular public opinion poll for the government.
The latest findings from an ongoing government survey show the highest level of opposition to shale gas exploitation so far.