Results from the latest government survey on fracking shows that public opposition has risen to its highest level so far and support dropped to a record low.
The UK should phase out greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) said today.
The shale gas commissioner, Natascha Engel has resigned after just over six months, she has told a national newspaper.
“UK support for new fossil fuels is beyond absurd” – how politicians and industry responded to Greta Thunberg
The 16-year-old Swedish climate campaigner, Greta Thunberg, has described the UK’s support for shale gas as “irresponsible” and “beyond absurd”.
Government proposals to relax the planning rules for shale gas sites are due to be discussed for the first time in the chamber of the House of Commons.
A committee of the United Nations has recommended the UK government consider a complete ban on fracking.
The government is to pay almost all the extra costs of policing protests outside Third Energy’s fracking site at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire.