The UK government is being sued by two environmental groups which say the net zero strategy fails to include policies needed to make promised cuts in carbon emissions.
Carbon capture must be safe and effective in reducing CO2 emissions, members of the public have told the government.
Nottinghamshire planners are recommending IGas should be given three more years to evaluate shale gas at a site near the village of Misson.
The government does not plan to support shale gas exploration or review its moratorium, a minister has said.
A decision is now due in May on whether oil production plans in East Yorkshire need a detailed environmental study.
Local councillors in East Yorkshire are still waiting for a government ruling on whether expansion plans at Rathlin Energy’s West Newton-A well site need detailed environment research.
Nearly 30 representatives from six councils in East Yorkshire have called for a government ruling on whether expansion plans at a local oil site need detailed environmental research.
A government minister and an environmental organisation are to participate in a legal challenge over the climate effects of oil production at a site in Surrey.
The owner of the fracking firm Cuadrilla predicted today that England’s moratorium on hydraulic fracturing would be lifted – but not before 2021.