Scottish Government ministers must make a “quick decision” on carbon capture if it can meet its net zero ambitions by 2030, independent advisers at the Climate Change Committee (CCC) have said.
Committee on Climate Change
The oil and gas industry is “not doing enough” to fight climate change, according to the UK Government’s top adviser on the issue.
CCS and offshore wind, a pair of key decarbonising technologies, are in “competition for space” in the North Sea causing a regulatory headache, according to an industry leader.
Boris Johnson has announced a "world-leading" new legal target to cut the UK's greenhouse gas emissions by nearly four-fifths by 2035.
The Scottish Government's forthcoming climate change plan must set the foundations for a "new era of action", ministers have been told.
A company which was backed by the British Government has raised 16 million US dollars (£12 million) from investors including US oil major Chevron in a bid to spread its technology to capture carbon from industrial plants.
It is estimated that during 2019 over 20 million people in the UK contacted the 999 emergency services to request immediate police, ambulance, fire or coastguard support or to report an emergency.
This is set to be a pivotal year for the oil and gas industry.
The Oil and Gas Institute at Robert Gordon University (RGU) has been renamed in response to "customer demand", its director said.
The UK Government "must be clear on who will pay" for the switch to a greener economy, according to a trade union.
The Government has a "ramshackle, Dad's Army" approach to making sure England can cope with the impacts of rising temperatures, its climate advisers warn.
Labour's new climate change minister has demanded a ban on fracking.
Industry body Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) will sound out its members about supporting calls for more ambitious British Government climate change targets.
If you’ve read the report by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) entitled “Net Zero: The UK’s contribution to stopping global warming” then I hope you’re both as impressed with it as I am, but also horrified.
Downing Street has defended the need for ambitious action to tackle climate change after warnings from the Treasury that cutting the UK's greenhouse gas emission to zero by 2050 will cost £1 trillion.
Banning the fitting of all gas boilers from 2025 is "not the way" to solve the UK climate challenge, a workers union has warned.
The UK has shown carbon emissions can be reduced “without breaking the economy”, a climate change watchdog said yesterday.
The UK Government ban on petrol and diesel cars should begin "five years earlier" than set out, a climate chief said last night.
The government has been criticised for slashing a target to decarbonise home heating in its final climate change plan.