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.
Preparation for fracking at a site in a North Yorkshire village saw nitrogen oxides pollution peak to levels comparable with the morning rush hour in North Kensington, research has revealed.
The industry regulator has given the go-ahead for formal production at the Wressle oil site in North Lincolnshire.
The first draft has been published of a text for the COP26 talks in Glasgow.
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.”
Images from Rathlin Energy’s new oil and gas exploration site in East Yorkshire suggest that site work is now underway.
Shale gas regulators have cleared the way for the second phase of fracking at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site, near Blackpool, the company said today.
A cross-party group of 200 current and former MPs has called for the parliamentary pension fund to stop investing in fossil fuel companies.
The shale gas company, IGas, has given notice to local people that it is ready to start drilling at one of its sites in north Nottinghamshire.