The new organisation created to hold government to account on the environment is seeking to contribute to a landmark legal case on the climate impact of onshore oil production.
Carbon emissions from UK oil and gas production fell by more than a fifth from 2018-21, the industry regulator said in a report published today. But the sector is not on course to meet its emissions reduction target in 2030 and carbon pollution per gallon of oil actually […]
The Good Law Project announced this morning it was supporting the community group, Protect Dunsfold, in its bid to challenge a government decision to allow exploratory drilling for gas on the edge of the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).
The communities’ secretary is still considering an application for long-term oil production at West Newton-A in East Yorkshire.
An environmental campaigner who brought a legal challenge over the climate impact of onshore oil production is considering taking her case to the Supreme Court after a divided ruling from judges.
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.