2020 was a frack free year in the UK because the shale gas industry failed to persuade ministers to lift blocks on the process.
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 […]
More than a third of people oppose fracking for shale gas while just under a quarter support it, according to the latest data from a government survey released this morning.
Opponents of fracking have used the first anniversary of the moratorium on fracking in England to call for the shale gas industry to give up.
A government minister and an environmental organisation are to participate in a legal challenge over the climate effects of oil production at a site in Surrey.
MPs have promised to monitor how quickly the government implements recommendations of the UK’s citizens’ assembly on climate change.
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 Irish government has announced it is withdrawing support for a gas import terminal at Shannon on the south west coast.
A bid to allow gas fields in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire to operate until 2035 is now likely to be approved after a government ruling.
A planning application by UK Oil & Gas for an exploration site on the Isle of Wight was published online this afternoon.