‘Government must better equip councils to fight climate change’

A new survey has found that a third of councils support policies that increase emissions, despite 90% of these declaring a ‘climate emergency’

Industry responds to PM’s new 78% emissions reduction target by 2035

Boris Johnson has just set the climate bar higher – but what does industry think?

Government announces landmark ban on funding of fossil fuel projects overseas

A new ‘North Sea Transition Deal’ will see policymakers and industry invest up to £16 billion in renewables, hydrogen and carbon capture usage and storage by 2030 to reduce carbon emissions

Fun packs educate children how to BEE environmentally conscious

The personalised packages include a variety of activities which aim to teach 5 to 11-year-olds about environmental issues such as the biodiversity crisis

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UK net zero carbon emissions target: Responses

Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcement follows recent advice from the Committee on Climate Change

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Friends of the Earth turns to Flour Power to save the planet

The environmental activism group has teamed up with a brewer and a beer producer to create a new climate-friendly beer made of waste bread

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Friends of the Earth takes Shell to court

The environmental group claims it wants to force the energy giant ‘to cease its destruction of the climate’

Court of Appeal rules INEOS anti-protest injunction ‘was unlawful’

A judge has ordered extensive changes to the injunction to protect civil liberties and free speech

Fracking firm Cuadrilla starts drilling for shale gas

Cuadrilla has started drilling at a fracking site in Lancashire. The pilot well will be drilled 3,500 metres deep and samples will be taken at various levels within the shale rock to decide where best to drill the horizontal wells. The first two horizontal wells will be drilled at depths of between 2,000 metres and 3,500 […]

‘Waste and biomass plant spells danger’ say green group

Green campaigners have vowed to fight a proposed waste and biomass plant in Pembrokeshire. Friends of the Earth have launched a campaign against Egnedol’s planned experimental gasification plant in Milford Haven. The group says the technology is unproven and all attempts to implement it in the UK to date have failed. It has serious concerns […]