A new report published today shows that the UK has increased its oil and gas production since declaring a climate emergency in 2019.
The city that will host an international climate conference later this year, will invest hundreds of millions of pounds in fossil fuels indefinitely under a new policy, environmental campaigners said today.
The public inquiry into plans to explore for gas in Surrey closed this morning with final arguments.
Campaigners against fossil fuel extraction have called for a block on UK oil and gas developments following the latest scientific report on climate change, published this morning.
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The government’s climate adviser has said planning policies must deliver carbon-reduction goals – but it declined to back a landmark legal challenge to how UK onshore oil production is decided.
Plugging leaks in oil and gas infrastructure would significantly cut methane emissions at little or no cost, according to a major new UN report on tackling climate change. But expansion of the use of natural gas was not compatible with climate targets without “massive-scale deployment of unproven carbon […]
The oil and gas industry must improve reporting of climate change impacts or risk losing its social licence, the regulator said today.
The UK Government “lacks a plan” on how to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions, despite setting the target in law almost two years ago, a committee of MPs argued today.
Billions of pounds remain invested in fossil fuels through local government pension funds, even though three-quarters of councils have declared a climate emergency, a new report reveals.