Activists Come Together to ‘End the Story’ of European Coal

Is the coal industry on its last legs in Europe? A quick look at the statistics suggests it might be. Since 2007, coal power production has...

Abandoned North Sea Wells May be Emitting ‘Significant’ Amounts of Methane, Study Warns

Abandoned offshore oil and gas wells in the North Sea may be a source of significant methane emissions finds a new study, which claims...

Australia’s Tony Abbott to Address London Climate Science Denial Group

Abbott becomes second former Australian prime minister to address Global Warming Policy Foundation. His speech will be called ‘Daring to Doubt’, writes Karl Mathiesen,...

Fracking’s Health Impacts Review ‘Long Overdue” – Activists Petition Public Health England

Anti-fracking activists today delivered a petition to government agency Public Health England calling for a review of the health impacts of shale gas extraction. The handover...

Anti-Fracking Campaigners Make Final Legal Challenge to Cuadrilla’s Shale Gas Plan

Anti-fracking activists have been making their case in court to overturn a decision that allowed shale gas company Cuadrilla to start work on a...

Government Keeps Flawed Environmental Justice Report Quiet

A report on access to environmental justice has been quietly published by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) during peak holiday season....

Fracking Definition Based on “Little Rational or Scientific Basis”, Scientists Warn

Two British scientists have warned that the UK Government’s definition of fracking could risk environmental harm. In a letter published in Nature on 23 August Stuart...

Stalled Agriculture Emissions Cuts Show Need for Green Brexit

The UK has failed to make any cuts to emissions from agriculture. Again. New government statistics released 22 August show UK farming emitted 49.1 million tonnes...

UK Consumption of Renewable Energy Lags Behind Other European Countries

The UK consumes a smaller proportion of renewable energy than most of its European neighbours, new data shows. Government figures recently released show 8.9 percent of total...

UK’s Largest Independent Oil and Gas Producer IGas ‘Poised’ for Fracking

One of the UK’s largest oil and gas companies has reiterated its optimism for the prospects of a UK shale gas industry. The statement...

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