The government’s climate advisor is to examine whether developing new North Sea oil and gas fields is consistent with planned cuts in greenhouse gas emissions.
The government’s climate adviser has said planning policies must deliver carbon-reduction goals – but it declined to back a landmark legal challenge to how UK onshore oil production is decided.
2020 was a frack free year in the UK because the shale gas industry failed to persuade ministers to lift blocks on the process.
Hydrocarbon companies that want to maintain their position in the economy have to become wholly different businesses, the government’s climate change advisor has warned. Launching the world’s first detailed route map to a fully decarbonised nation, Lord Deben, chair of the Committee on Climate Change (CCC), said: “We […]
Renewables help Scotland head industrial nations in fall in greenhouse gas emissions – but future cuts will be “hard won”
The growth of low carbon electricity generation resulted in a drop in Scottish greenhouse gas emissions by almost a third in the decade to 2018, a new report revealed today.
The UK’s credibility to tackle climate change rests on government action over the next 18 months, the official adviser said today.