Hundreds of tonnes of climate-warming methane is being released into the atmosphere by the UK’s longest continuously producing onshore oil well, despite curbs ordered by the environmental regulator.
25 years of oil and gas extraction from a site in East Yorkshire is unlikely to have significant effects on the environment, council planners have ruled.
The UK government is seeking views on new climate criteria that oil and gas projects must meet to be approved.
Environmental damage from burning oil in cars or planes should be assessed, as well as the benefits of oil production, campaigners told the court of appeal in London today.
The COP26 climate talks in Glasgow has agreed to phase out inefficient fossil fuel subsides. But after a last-minute manoeuvre by India, the conference further watered down plans on coal.
A US/EU initiative to cut the powerful greenhouse gas, methane, will focus on the oil and gas industry, it was revealed today.
Study: Emissions from 40 planned fossil fuel projects would be nearly three times as much as the UK emits in a year
New research, published within days of the start of Cop26 climate talks, reveals that 40 oil, gas and coal projects have been submitted for approval in the UK.
Carbon capture must be safe and effective in reducing CO2 emissions, members of the public have told the government.
A climate campaigner is to take her long-running fight against the development of oil wells in Surrey to the Court of Appeal.
Breaking: Surrey campaigner loses legal fight over climate effects of 20-years of oil production at Horse Hill
An environmental campaigner has failed in her legal challenge about the climate effects of long-term oil extraction near Gatwick Airport.