Fossil fuel production planned by national governments “vastly exceeds” the limit needed to keep global temperatures at safe levels, the United Nations said today.
Greenpeace has lost a legal challenge to the UK government’s decision to allow BP to drill 30 million barrels of oil from the Vorlich Field in the North Sea.
A government survey of public attitudes on energy issues has dropped some questions about fracking and will ask others less frequently.
The UK government is being urged today to withdraw from a legal challenge about the climate impacts of oil production in Surrey.
Proposals by Rathlin Energy for 20 years of oil production and six new wells at its West Newton-A site in East Yorkshire have been supported by council officials.
A new report published today shows that the UK has increased its oil and gas production since declaring a climate emergency in 2019.
The government is seeking views on setting a low-carbon standard for blue hydrogen.
Carbon capture must be safe and effective in reducing CO2 emissions, members of the public have told the government.
The government’s climate adviser has said planning policies must deliver carbon-reduction goals – but it declined to back a landmark legal challenge to how UK onshore oil production is decided.
A former would-be fracking company has appointed a leading opponent as a director to help it go green.