The government has confirmed it will not appeal against the High Court ruling that its Net Zero Strategy is unlawful.
The UK’s next prime minister will be pro-fracking but only if local people want it.
The government will publish the review of scientific evidence on fracking and decide on the next steps “in due course”, the energy minister Greg Hands said this week.
The energy minister, Greg Hands, sidestepped a question about the investment tax allowance proposed under the windfall tax for oil and gas companies.
The Conservative MP heading the Net Zero Scrutiny Group has asked the government what would be needed to ease the controls on fracking.
Opponents of fracking for shale gas have dismissed comments made by IGas about the role of its Misson site in Nottinghamshire in solving the energy crisis.
The government has restated its support for the moratorium on fracking in England.
More than 20 countries and institutions have committed to ending international public finance for unabated coal, oil and gas by the end of 2022.