The protest tactic of locking on – used as far back as the Suffragettes – could become a criminal offence under new changes to the Policing Bill.
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.”
Consumers will be better protected from fluctuating gas prices as wind and solar provide more energy, the business secretary said today.
The government should drop its plan to ban noisy protests in England and Wales, a parliamentary committee has warned.
Plans for what could be one of the UK’s first power stations equipped with carbon capture technology were announced today.
A parliamentary petition against legislation that has sparked protests across the UK is to be debated by MPs later this month.
MPs called on the home secretary tonight to abandon plans to give police greater powers to curtail the right to protest.
The UK government has announced changes to public order legislation that would give the police greater powers to restrict protests.
MPs have promised to monitor how quickly the government implements recommendations of the UK’s citizens’ assembly on climate change.
The regulator of the oil and gas industry has no power to secure decommissioning of onshore sites, the High Court heard today.