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.
A bid to allow gas fields in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire to operate until 2035 is now likely to be approved after a government ruling.
In this guest post, Chris Hesketh makes the case for a post-Covid-19 recovery without fracking or unconventional gas extraction.
Local authorities in England have been given new powers from tomorrow to hold meetings, including planning committees, by video or telephone conferencing.
Government proposals to criminalise unauthorised camps would undermine freedom to protest against fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry, campaigners have argued.
The anti-fracking network, Reclaim the Power, is focusing its opposition next week on companies that finance shale gas exploration.
Paul Vonk, has resigned as managing director of the oil exploration company, Angus Energy, a statement from the company said this morning.