Two judges have disagreed in what could be a landmark case over whether the UK government acted lawfully in approving $1.15bn financing for a liquified natural gas (LNG) project in Mozambique.
Friends of the Earth announced this morning it has permission to proceed with a court challenge against two of the government’s landmark climate strategies.
Campaigners who challenged the lawfulness of the UK government’s climate policies have lost their fight at the High Court.
A controversial law to increase police powers to control protests was included in the Queen’s Speech this morning. The speech also included other already-announced plans for new environmental targets, an overhaul of the planning system and changes to the way public decisions could be challenged in court.
Urgent change is needed to assess the full impact of fossil fuel proposals on the climate, the government was told today.
The BBC has been fined £28,000 for broadcasting six seconds of recorded video of the online High Court case about oil production at Horse Hill in Surrey.
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.
An anti-fracking campaigner who argued that the cost of decommissioning Third Energy’s gas wells in North Yorkshire could fall on the taxpayer has lost his legal case. Eddie Thornton told the high court in July that the industry regulator, the Oil & Gas Authority (OGA,) had failed to […]
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