Routine flaring on oil and gas fields should be banned by 2025, a review of the government’s net zero strategy has concluded.
Fracking in England in 2022 was tied to the fate of the three prime ministers who held office during the year.
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The COP27 climate conference ended in Egypt today with a landmark agreement to compensate poorer countries that are the victims of climate change. But there was little progress in tacking emissions from burning fossil fuels, the root cause of global warming.
A government minister has dismissed calls to put the moratorium on fracking in England into law.
COP27: Boris Johnson criticises net zero sceptics who want to “frack the hell out of the British countryside”
“This is not the moment to abandon the campaign for net zero”, the former UK prime minister, Boris Johnson, told the opening day of the COP27 climate talks in Egypt.
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The UK government is failing in its commitment that the public sector should “lead by example” on decarbonisation, MPs said today.
Less than 24 hours after a chaotic parliamentary vote on fracking, the prime minister has resigned.
The county which hosted the UK’s only high volume fracking sites voted unanimously this afternoon to keep planning decisions on the process with the local planning authority.