The UK strategy for cutting greenhouse gas emissions could exceed targets set by parliament, government lawyers told the High Court today.
Climate policies in the UK government’s net zero strategy are not enough to meet cuts in greenhouse gas emissions required by law for the 2030s, it was revealed at the High Court today.
UK electricity will be 95% low carbon by 2030, with a “major acceleration of homegrown power”, the government announced tonight.
Climate change driven by humans is already causing dangerous and widespread disruption, international scientists warned this morning.
A legal challenge to the decision by the UK government to approve $1.15bn funding for a liquified natural gas (LNG) project in Mozambique began at the High Court in London today.
The government’s climate advisor is to examine whether developing new North Sea oil and gas fields is consistent with planned cuts in greenhouse gas emissions.
Long-term oil extraction from a site in the Surrey greenbelt would “inevitably” result in greenhouse gas emissions from burning the fuel, the court of appeal was told today.
The UK government is being urged today to withdraw from a legal challenge about the climate impacts of oil production in Surrey.
Detailed plans for one of the UK’s largest onshore oil production schemes in recent years have been published.
Two cyclists have begun a 1,000 mile ride to Spain in a campaign to stop oil extraction at Horse Hill in Surrey.