For a second time, opponents and supporters of plans for expansion at an oil site in East Yorkshire have put their cases to councillors.
Council officials have recommended approval of major plans for production, drilling and extension at Rathlin Energy’s well site at West Newton-A.
A blueprint for future oil and gas sites in Derbyshire leaves the way open to fracking, despite a moratorium on the process.
A council which backed fracking nearly six years ago has adopted new planning rules that could restrict proposals for the controversial process.
International pledges to tackle climate change made in Glasgow last year will “wither on the vine” without action, Alok Sharma, the COP26 president said today.
Rathlin Energy’s plans for expansion and production at its West Newton-A site have been published online.
2021 was a year when key decision-makers, institutions and the public said no to the onshore oil and gas industry, often for the first time.
Campaigners who challenged the lawfulness of the UK government’s climate policies have lost their fight at the High Court.
Environmental campaigners have dismissed statements by Angus Energy that proposed production from its Brockham site in Surrey would help meet a national need for oil.
The UK’s climate advisor has praised government plans to cut carbon emissions but called for detailed plans on how some ambitions would be achieved.