Greenhouse gas emissions from existing fossil fuel infrastructure are enough to burst through the critical limit of 1.5C in global temperature rise, a major new report warned today.
The government was defeated eight times in the House of Lords yesterday on its proposed legislation to limit certain types of protest.
The COP27 climate conference ended in Egypt today with a landmark agreement to compensate poorer countries that are the victims of climate change. But there was little progress in tacking emissions from burning fossil fuels, the root cause of global warming.
International efforts to replace gas supplies from Russia threaten the 1.5˚C warming limit, new analysis has shown.
Global temperatures are expected to rise by at least 2.4C, despite pledges made at the COP26 climate talks for the next decade, new analysis from the Climate Action Tracker warned today.
The COP26 president, Alok Sharma, declared this morning: “I do believe that the end of coal is in sight. I do believe that we are getting to a point we can consign coal power to history.”
An inquiry into plans to explore for gas in Surrey heard today that the best place to drill would be from a new sustainable garden village planned for Dunsfold Aerodrome.
Opponents of fracking in Nottinghamshire have called for stricter planning controls on future shale gas development in the county.
Cuadrilla fracked just seven times at its Preston New Road site near Blackpool last month before inducing a record-breaking earth tremor.
Chartered Electrical Engineer, Michael Hill, stood as an independent candidate in the 2015 general election on a “Save the Fylde” ticket, highlighting his concerns about the fracking industry. In this guest post, he argues that his message seems more relevant now than ever as he makes the case […]