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Minister Claims UK Pushed for Stricter Diesel Rules When it Actually Tried to Weaken...

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Comment: Now is the time to tackle shipping emissions

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Broken Promises and a Legacy of Distrust: Restoration Failures Show Long-Term Impact of Coal...

Read time: 14 minsEddy Blanche is jubilant. “I still can’t believe we won – it took us five years but we beat them. I’m gobsmacked.” The...

Blow for UK Fracking Industry as Government Refuses Regulation Change

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Comment: A Just Transition in Scotland Doesn’t Mean Riots on the Streets

Read time: 5 minsThe Scottish government established a Just Transition Commission in 2018, recognising the country’s unique need for a participatory plan to rapidly...

Oil Giants Shell and Eni Face Trial in Milan over Bribery Allegations in Biggest...

Read time: 4 minsOne of the biggest corruption cases faced by the oil industry in recent years is due to resume in Milan on...

Who Decides When Fracking Starts and Stops After an ‘Earthquake’?

Read time: 7 minsFor the second time in four days, fracking company Cuadrilla halted and restarted its fracking activities at its Preston New Road...

‘This Won’t Break Us’: Lancashire Anti-Fracking Protestors Jailed

Read time: 2 minsBy Sara Stefanini for Climate Home News Three anti-fracking campaigners were sentenced to prison on Wednesday for blocking shale gas drilling operations in northwest England. Two protesters,...

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